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Potent, selective mGlu8a agonist (EC50 = 31 nM). Displays > 100-fold selectivity over mGlu1-7 and displays little or no activity at NMDA and kainate receptors. Increases c-Fos expression in stress-related brain areas following systemic administration in mice in vivo. Also potent anticonvulsant in mice in vivo.
|Storage||Desiccate at RT|
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|Solvent||Max Conc. mg/mL||Max Conc. mM|
Preparing Stock Solutions
The following data is based on the product molecular weight 239.18. 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||4.18 mL||20.9 mL||41.81 mL|
|5 mM||0.84 mL||4.18 mL||8.36 mL|
|10 mM||0.42 mL||2.09 mL||4.18 mL|
|50 mM||0.08 mL||0.42 mL||0.84 mL|
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Linden et al (2003) Systemic administration of the potent mGlu8 receptor agonist (S)-3,4-DCPG induces c-Fos in stress-related brain regions in wild-type, but not mGlu8 receptor knockout mice. Neuropharmacology 45 473 PMID: 12907308
Moldrich et al (2001) Anticonvulsant activity of 3,4-dicarboxyphenylglycines in DBA/2 mice. Neuropharmacology 40 732 PMID: 11311902
Thomas et al (1997) Dicarboxyphenylglycines antagonize AMPA- but not kainate-induced depolarizations in neonatal rat motoneurones. Eur.J.Pharmacol. 338 111 PMID: 9455991
Thomas et al (2001) (S)-3,4-DCPG, a potent and selective mGlu8a receptor agonist activates metabotropic glutamate receptors on primary afferent terminals in the neonatal rat spinal cord. Neuropharmacology 40 311 PMID: 11166323
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Broadstock et al (2012) Antiparkinsonian potential of targeting group III metabotropic glutamate receptor subtypes in the rodent substantia nigra pars reticulata. Br J Pharmacol 165 1034 PMID: 21627638
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