Catalog Number: 1749
Alternate Names: Hexylhomoibotenic acid
Chemical Name: α-Amino-4-hexyl-2,3-dihydro-3-oxo-5-isoxazolepropanoic acid
Biological Activity
Group I mGlu receptor antagonist (Ki values are 140 and 110 μM at mGlu1a and mGlu5a receptors respectively). Decreases sEPSCs in rat pyramidal neurons in vitro.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    256.3
  • Formula:
    C12H20N2O4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 20 mM in 1eq. NaOH
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    334887-43-3
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.
Additional Information
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Background References
  1. Baseline glutamate levels affect group I and II mGluRs in layer V pyramidal neurons of rat sensorimotor cortex.
    Bandrowski et al.
    J.Neurophysiol., 2003;89:1308
  2. Synthesis and pharmacology of 3-isoxazolol amino acids as selective antagonists at group I metabotropic glutamic acid receptors.
    Madsen et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2001;44:1051

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