Catalog Number: 0218
Chemical Name: (S)-1-Aminopropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid
Biological Activity
The predominant excitatory transmitter in the mammalian central nervous system. Acts at ionotropic and metabotropic glutamate receptors.

MNI-caged-L-glutamate and D-isomer also available.

Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    147.13
  • Formula:
    C5H9NO4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    56-86-0
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.
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Background References
  1. Excitatory amino acid transmitters.
    Watkins and Evans
    Annu.Rev.Pharmacol.Toxicol., 1981;21:165
  2. 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

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