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Rigidified analog of MPPG (Cat. No. 0853); selective group II metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonist (IC50 = 30 μM) with no significant effect on group I and III mGlu receptors at concentrations up to 1 mM. Increases extracellular glutamate concentrations and possesses unusual inverse agonist-like action.
|Storage||Desiccate at +4°C|
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|Solubility||Soluble to 100 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Krenz et al (2000) Group I, II and III mGluR compounds affect rhythm generation in the gastric circuit of the crustacean stomatogastric ganglion. J.Neurophysiol. 83 1188 PMID: 10712449
Xi et al (2002) Group II metabotropic glutamate receptors modulate extracellular glutamate in the nucleus accumbens. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 300 162 PMID: 11752112
Ma et al (1997) Synthesis and biological activity of cyclic analogues of MPPG and MCPG as metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonists. Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett. 7 1195
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Jiang et al (2006) Activation of group III metabotropic glutamate receptors attenuates rotenone toxicity on DArgic neurons through a microtubule-dependent mechanism. J Neurosci 26 4318 PMID: 16624952
Scholler (2017) HTS-compatible FRET-based conformational sensors clarify membrane receptor activation. Nat Chem Biol 13 372 PMID: 28135236
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