Catalog Number: 0197
Biological Activity
Potent NMDA receptor agonist; subtype-selective.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    181.15
  • Formula:
    C8H7NO4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    490-75-5
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. Excitant activity of methyl derivatives of quinolinic acid on rat cortical neurones.
    Stone
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1984;81:175
  2. The endogenous agonist quinolinic acid and the non-endogenous homoquinolinic acid discriminate between NMDAR2 receptors subunits.
    Prado de Carvalho et al.
    Neurochem.Int., 1996;28:445
  3. Structure/activity relations of NMDA receptor ligands as studied by their inhibition of [3H]-D-2-amino-5-phosphonopentanoic acid binding in rat brain membranes.
    Olverman et al.
    Neuroscience, 1988;26:17

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