Catalog Number: 5613
Chemical Name: 3-Fluoro-5-[3-(5-fluoro-2-pyridinyl)-1,2,4-oxadiazol-5-yl]benzonitrile
Biological Activity
Potent and selective mGlu5 antagonist (IC50 values are 2.6 and 7.6 nM for rat and human receptors, respectively). Exhibits >3900-fold selectivity for mGlu5 over other mGlu receptors. Also selective over a panel of other targets. Displays discriminative effects in rats. Orally bioavailable and brain penetrant.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in DMSO
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    Store at RT
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The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. Discovery and characterization of AZD9272 and AZD6538-Two novel mGluR5 negative allosteric modulators selected for clinical development.
    Raboisson et al.
    Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett., 2012;22:6974
  2. AZD9272 and AZD2066: selective and highly central nervous system penetrant mGluR5 antagonists characterized by their discriminative effects.
    Swedberg and Raboisson
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2014;350:212

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