(R)-Baclofen

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Cat.No. 0796 - (R)-Baclofen | C10H12ClNO2 | CAS No. 69308-37-8
Description: Selective GABAB agonist; active enantiomer of (RS)-Baclofen (Cat. No. 0417)
Alternative Names: STX 209
Chemical Name: (R)-4-Amino-3-(4-chlorophenyl)butanoic acid
Purity: ≥99% (HPLC)
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Citations (14)
Reviews (1)
Literature (6)

Biological Activity

More active enantiomer of (RS)-Baclofen, a selective GABAB agonist.

Racemate also available.

Technical Data

M. Wt 213.66
Formula C10H12ClNO2
Storage Store at RT
Purity ≥99% (HPLC)
CAS Number 69308-37-8
PubChem ID 44602
InChI Key KPYSYYIEGFHWSV-QMMMGPOBSA-N
Smiles NC[C@@](CC(O)=O)([H])C1=CC=C(Cl)C=C1

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Solubility Data

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
Solubility
water 4.27 20 with gentle warming

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
0.2 mM 23.4 mL 117.01 mL 234.02 mL
1 mM 4.68 mL 23.4 mL 46.8 mL
2 mM 2.34 mL 11.7 mL 23.4 mL
10 mM 0.47 mL 2.34 mL 4.68 mL

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References

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Falch et al (1986) Comparative stereostructure-activity studies on GABAA and GABAB receptor sites and GABA uptake using rat brain membrane preparations. J.Neurochem. 47 898 PMID: 3016189

Hong et al (1991) Effects of phaclofen and the enantiomers of bac. on cardiovascular responses to intrathecal administration of L- and D-baclofen in the rat. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 196 267 PMID: 1654254


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14 Citations for (R)-Baclofen

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (R)-Baclofen include:

Zhang et al (2015) GABAB receptor upregulates fragile X mental retardation protein expression in neurons. Front Cell Neurosci 5 10468 PMID: 26020477

Wang et al (2015) Neuronal γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A receptors undergo cognate ligand chaperoning in the endoplasmic reticulum by endogenous GABA. Mol Cell Neurosci 9 188 PMID: 26041994

Kirwan et al (2015) Development and function of human cerebral cortex neural networks from pluripotent stem cells in vitro. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 142 3178 PMID: 26395144

Piqueras and Martínez (2004) Peripheral GABAB agonists stimulate gastric acid secretion in mice. Br J Pharmacol 142 1038 PMID: 15210585

Styr et al (2019) Mitochondrial Regulation of the Hippocampal Firing Rate Set Point and Seizure Susceptibility. Neuron 102 1009 PMID: 31047779

Messer and Levine (2012) Epileptiform activity in the CA1 region of the hippocampus becomes refractory to attenuation by cannabinoids in part because of endogenous γ-aminobutyric acid type B receptor activity. J Neurosci Res 90 1454 PMID: 22388975

Klug et al (2012) Genetic inhibition of CaMKII in dorsal striatal medium spiny neurons reduces functional excitatory synapses and enhances intrinsic excitability. PLoS One 7 e45323 PMID: 23028932

Chai et al (2017) Neural Circuit-Specialized Astrocytes: Transcriptomic, Proteomic, Morphological, and Functional Evidence. Neuron 95 531 PMID: 28712653

Bragina et al (2015) Differential expression of metabotropic glutamate and GABA receptors at neocortical glutamatergic and GABAergic axon terminals. Front Cell Neurosci 9 345 PMID: 26388733

Xia et al (2014) Regulation of action potential waveforms by axonal GABAA receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons. PLoS One 9 e100968 PMID: 24971996

Hensler et al (2012) GABAB receptor-positive modulators: brain region-dependent effects. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 340 19 PMID: 21954301

Lobb et al (2010) A dynamic role for GABA receptors on the firing pattern of midbrain DArgic neurons. J Neurophysiol 104 403 PMID: 20445035

Bartoi et al (2010) GABAB receptor constituents revealed by tandem affinity purification from transgenic mice. J Biol Chem 285 20625 PMID: 20406808

Pacey et al (2011) Subchronic administration and combination metabotropic glutamate and GABAB receptor drug therapy in fragile X syndrome. Sci Rep 338 897 PMID: 21636656


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GABAb specific agonist.
By Anonymous on 10/22/2018
Assay Type: Ex Vivo
Species: Mouse

Used to activate GABAb, direct application. Although it did not trigger any response, neither did GABA and this was expected, used it to confirm GABAb is not involved in our assay.


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