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Discontinued ProductVU 0155041 (Cat. No. 3248) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Biological Activity for VU 0155041
VU 0155041 is a potent, positive allosteric modulator/allosteric agonist at mGlu4 receptors (EC50 = 798 and 693 nM at human and rat mGlu4 receptors respectively). Active in in vivo models of Parkinson's disease following i.c.v. administration. Also available as sodium salt (Cat. No. 3311).
Technical Data for VU 0155041
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Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only, unless stated otherwise.
References for VU 0155041
References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Niswender et al (2008) Discovery, characterization, and antiparkinsonian effect of novel positive allosteric modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptor 4. Mol.Pharmacol. 74 1345 PMID: 18664603
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3 Citations for VU 0155041
Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for VU 0155041 include:
Duvoisin et al (2011) Opposing roles of mGluR8 in measures of anxiety involving non-social and social challenges. Behav Brain Res 221 50 PMID: 21382421
Jones et al (2011) Discovery, synthesis, and structure-activity relationship development of a series of N-4-(2,5-dioxopyrrolidin-1-yl)phenylpicolinamides (VU0400195, ML182): characterization of a novel positive allosteric modulator of the metabotropic glutamate receptor 4 ( J Med Chem 54 7639 PMID: 21966889
Williams et al (2009) Synthesis and SAR of a novel positive allosteric modulator (PAM) of the metabotropic glutamate receptor 4 (mGluR4). Bioorg Med Chem Lett 19 4967 PMID: 19640716
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