Catalog Number: 0285
Chemical Name: α-Amino-(3-hydroxy-5-isoxazolyl)acetic acid
Biological Activity
NMDA and metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    158.11
  • Formula:
    C5H6N2O4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 10 mM in water and to 100 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at -20°C
  • CAS No:
    2552-55-8
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. Excitatory amino acid transmitters.
    Watkins and Evans
    Annu.Rev.Pharmacol.Toxicol., 1981;21:165
  2. Molecular diversity of glutamate receptors and implications for brain functions.
    Nakanishi
    Science, 1992;258:597
  3. Central actions of ibotenic acid and muscimol.
    Johnston et al.
    Biochem.Pharmacol., 1968;17:2488
  4. The metabotropic glutamate receptors: structure and functions.
    Pin and Duvoisin
    Neuropharmacology, 1995;34:1
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  1. The supramammillary nucleus and the claustrum activate the cortex during REM sleep.
    Authors: Renouard Et al.
    Neurobiol Learn Mem 2015;1:e1400177
  2. Exaggerated cue-induced reinstatement of cocaine seeking but not incubation of cocaine craving in a developmental rat model of schizophrenia.
    Authors: Karlsson Et al.
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 2013;226:45
  3. The central amygdala nucleus via corticotropin-releasing factor is necessary for time-limited consolidation processing but not storage of contextual fear memory.
    Authors: Pitts and Takahashi
    Neuroreport 2011;95:86

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