Discontinued Product

Sarcosine (Cat. No. 2975) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: GlyT1 inhibitor
Chemical Name: N-Methylglycine
Citations (1)

Biological Activity for Sarcosine

Sarcosine is an endogenous inhibitor of GlyT1 that displays antipsychotic activity. Potentiates the action of glycine on the NMDA glycine binding site.

Technical Data for Sarcosine

M. Wt 89.09
Formula C3H7NO2
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 107-97-1
PubChem ID 1088
Smiles OC(CNC)=O

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.

References for Sarcosine

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Tsai et al (2004) Glycine transporter I inhibitor, N-methylglycine (Sarcosine), added to antipsychotics for the treatment of schizophrenia. Biol.Psychiatry 55 452 PMID: 15023571

Singh and Singh (2011) Meta-analysis of the efficacy of adjunctive NMDA receptor modulators in chronic schizophrenia. CNS Drugs. 25 859 PMID: 21936588

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1 Citation for Sarcosine

Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Sarcosine include:

Yoshikawa et al (2012) Glycine transporter type 2 (GlyT2) inhibitor ameliorates bladder overactivity and nociceptive behavior in rats. Eur Urol 62 704 PMID: 22341128

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