L-Glutamic acid

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L-Glutamic acid | CAS No. 56-86-0 | Non-selective mGluR Agonists
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Description: Endogenous, non-selective glutamate receptor agonist

Chemical Name: (S)-1-Aminopropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid

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Biological Activity

L-Glutamic acid is a the predominant excitatory transmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. L-Glutamic acid acts at ionotropic and metabotropic glutamate receptors.

MNI-caged-L-glutamate (Cat. No. 1490) also available.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH
Store at RT

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Background References

  1. The excitatory amino acid receptors: their classes, pharmacology and distinct properties in the function of the central nervous system.
    Monaghan et al.
    Annu.Rev.Pharmacol.Toxicol., 1989;29:365
  2. Excitatory amino acid transmitters.
    Watkins and Evans
    Annu.Rev.Pharmacol.Toxicol., 1981;21:165
  3. Ferroptosis: Death by lipid peroxidation.
    Yang and Stockwell et al.
    Trends Cell Biol., 2016;26:165

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