Catalog Number: 3697
Chemical Name: 7-Chloro-4-hydroxyquinoline-2-carboxylic acid sodium salt
Biological Activity
Sodium salt of 7-Chlorokynurenic acid (Cat.No. 0237), an NMDA receptor antagonist acting at the glycine site. Potent competitive inhibitor of L-glutamate transport into synaptic vesicles.
Technical Data
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  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
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    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. Substituted quinolines as inhibitors of L-glutamate transport into synaptic vesicles.
    Bartlett et al.
    Neuropharmacology, 1998;37:839
  2. Behavioral and neurochemical actions of the strychnine-insensitive glycine receptor antagonist, 7-chlorokynurenate, in rats.
    Kretschmer et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1995;280:37
  3. 7-Chlorokynurenic acid is a selective antagonist of the glycine modulatory site of the NMDA receptor complex.
    Kemp et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA, 1988;85:6547
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