VU 6001966

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Description: Potent and selective negative allosteric modulator of mGlu2 receptors
Purity: ≥98% (HPLC)
Literature (5)

Biological Activity for VU 6001966

VU 6001966 is a potent and selective mGlu2 negative allosteric modulator (IC50 = 78 nM). Exhibits > 350-fold selectivity for mGlu2 over mGlu3. Also exhibits selectivity over other mGluRs and a panel of GPCRs, ion channels and transporters. VU 6001966 induces antidepression like effects in mouse models of chronic stress. CNS penetrant.

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Technical Data for VU 6001966

M. Wt 326.33
Formula C17H15FN4O2
Storage Store at -20°C
Purity ≥98% (HPLC)
CAS Number 2009052-76-8
PubChem ID 122539788
Smiles CN1C=CC(COC2=CN=C(C(N)=O)C=C2C3=CC=C(C=C3)F)=N1

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Solubility Data for VU 6001966

Solvent Max Conc. mg/mL Max Conc. mM
DMSO 32.63 100
ethanol 1.63 5

Preparing Stock Solutions for VU 6001966

The following data is based on the product molecular weight 326.33. 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.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 3.06 mL 15.32 mL 30.64 mL
5 mM 0.61 mL 3.06 mL 6.13 mL
10 mM 0.31 mL 1.53 mL 3.06 mL
50 mM 0.06 mL 0.31 mL 0.61 mL

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References for VU 6001966

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Bollinger et al (2017) Design and synthesis of mGlu2 NAMs with improved potency and CNS penetration based on a truncated picolinamide core. ACS Med.Chem.Lett. 8 919 PMID: 28947937

Joffe et al (2020) mGlu 2 and mGlu 3 negative allosteric modulators divergently enhance thalamocortical transmission and exert rapid antidepressant-like effects. Neuron 105 46 PMID: 31735403

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