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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
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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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Schizophrenia is a debilitating psychiatric disorder that affects 1% of the worldwide population. This poster describes the neurobiology of Schizophrenia, as well as highlighting the genetic and environmental factors that play a fundamental role in the etiology of the disease. The current and emerging drug targets are also discussed.