Catalog Number: 2217
Chemical Name: (±)-3-Hydroxy-4,5,6,6a-tetrahydro-3aH-pyrrolo[3,4-d]isoxazole-4-carboxylic acid
Biological Activity
Potent, non-competitive excitatory amino acid transporter (EAAT) blocker. Preferentially inhibits glutamate-induced [3H]D-aspartate release (IC50 = 1.6 μM) rather than [3H]L-glutamate uptake (IC50 = 18 μM). Moderately selective; displays no affinity for NMDA and metabotropic glutamate receptors, and low affinity for AMPA and kainate receptors (IC50 values are 43 and 8 μM respectively).��.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 10 mM in water
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. Synthesis and enantiopharmacology of new AMPA-kainate receptor agonists.
    Conti et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1999;42:4099
  2. Dissociation of [3H]glutamate uptake from glutamate-induced [3H]D-Aspartate release by 3-hydroxy-4,5,6,6a-tetrahydro-3aH-pyrrolo[3,4-d]isoxazole-4-carboxylic acid and 3-hydroxy-4,5,6,6a-tetrahydro-3aH-pyrro
    Funicello et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 2004;66:522
  3. Synthesis of new bicyclic analogues of glutamic acid.
    Conti et al.
    Tetrahedron, 1999;55:5623
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