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(RS)-MCPG is a non-selective group I/group II metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonist.
S-enantiomer and Sodium Salt also available.
|Storage||Store at RT|
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis.
Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 209.2. Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.
|Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass||1 mg||5 mg||10 mg|
|1 mM||4.78 mL||23.9 mL||47.8 mL|
|5 mM||0.96 mL||4.78 mL||9.56 mL|
|10 mM||0.48 mL||2.39 mL||4.78 mL|
|50 mM||0.1 mL||0.48 mL||0.96 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Collingridge and Watkins (1994) Phenylglycine derivatives as metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonists. TiPS 15 333 PMID: 7992387
Eaton et al (1993) Competitive antagonism at metabotropic glutamate receptors by (S)-4-carboxyphenylglycine (CPG) and (RS)-α-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine (MCPG). Eur.J.Pharmacol. 244 195 PMID: 8381746
Joly et al (1995) Molecular, functional and pharmacological characterization of the metabotropic glutamate receptor Type 5 splice variants: comparison with mGluR1. J.Neurosci. 15 3970 PMID: 7751958
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (RS)-MCPG include:
Petzold et al (2008) Coupling of neural activity to blood flow in olfactory glomeruli is mediated by astrocytic pathways. Biol Psychiatry 58 897 PMID: 18579080
Zhuo et al (1999) On the respective roles of nitric oxide and carbon monoxide in long-term potentiation in the hippocampus. Learn Mem 5 467 PMID: 10489262
Tronson et al (2010) Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5/Homer interactions underlie stress effects on fear. J Neurosci 68 1007 PMID: 21075228
Shankar et al (2008) Amyloid-beta protein dimers isolated directly from Alzheimer's brains impair synaptic plasticity and memory. Nat Med 14 837 PMID: 18568035
Muddashetty et al (2007) Dysregulated metabotropic glutamate receptor-dependent translation of AMPA receptor and postsynaptic density-95 mRNAs at synapses in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome. J Neurosci 27 5338 PMID: 17507556
Jan and Westbrook (2007) Disynaptic amplification of metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 responses in the olfactory bulb. J Neurosci 27 132 PMID: 17202480
Scholler (2017) HTS-compatible FRET-based conformational sensors clarify membrane receptor activation. Nat Chem Biol 13 372 PMID: 28135236
Takayasu et al (2006) Glial glutamate transporters maintain one-to-one relationship at the climbing fiber-Purkinje cell synapse by preventing glutamate spillover. J Neurophysiol 26 6563 PMID: 16775144
Ohba et al (2005) BDNF locally potentiates GABAergic presynaptic machineries: target-selective circuit inhibition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 15 291 PMID: 15238431
Tang et al (2015) Stimulation-evoked Ca2+ signals in astrocytic processes at hippocampal CA3-CA1 synapses of adult mice are modulated by glutamate and ATP. J Neurosci 35 3016 PMID: 25698739
Oh et al (2013) Synapse-specific and size-dependent mechanisms of spine structural plasticity accompanying synaptic weakening. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110 E305 PMID: 23269840
Zhang and Lisman (2012) Activity-dependent regulation of synaptic strength by PSD-95 in CA1 neurons. Cereb Cortex 107 1058 PMID: 22114157
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(RS)-MCPG was in use to prevent contamination of NMDA-receptor – generated response to prolonged application of glutamate with (possible) impact from metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGluRs). APV, applied after glutamate and glycine, fully suppressed NMDA-receptor response, thus suggesting no input from mGluRs (see illustration). MCPG works as expected, but takes quite a long time to dissolve for stock preparation.
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