Catalog Number: 1265
Alternate Names: Midafotel, SDZ EAA 494
Chemical Name: D-4-[(2E)-3-Phosphono-2-propenyl]-2-piperazinecarboxylic acid
Biological Activity
Potent and competitive NMDA antagonist (Ki = 40 nM). Centrally active following systemic administration.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
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Background References
  1. D-CPP-ene (SDZ EAA 494), a potent and competitive N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonist: effect on spontaneous activity and NMDA-induced depolarizations in the rat neocortical slice preparation, compared with other CPP derivatives and MK-801.
    Lowe et al.
    Neurosci.Lett., 1990;113:315
  2. Effects of the NMDA receptor antagonist D-CPPene on extracellular levels of dopamine and dopamine and serotonin metabolites in striatum of kindled and non-kindled rats.
    Potschka et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1999;374:175
  3. Synthesis and NMDA antagonistic properties of the enantiomers of 4-(3-phosphonopropyl)piperazine-2-carboxylic acid (CPP) and of the unsaturated analogue (E)-4-(3-phosphono-2-enyl)piperazine-2-carboxylic acid (CPP-ene).
    Aebischer et al.
    Helv.Chim.Acta, 1989;72:1043

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  1. NMDA-type glutamate receptors participate in reduction of food intake following hindbrain melanocortin receptor activation.
    Authors: Campos and Ritter
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