Catalog Number: 0227
Chemical Name: β-Hydroxyalanine
Biological Activity
Endogenous agonist at the inhibitory glycine receptor.

D-isomer also available.

Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    105.09
  • Formula:
    C3H7NO3
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    56-45-1
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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Other Product-Specific Information:
Background References
  1. Pharmacology of the inhibitory glycine receptor: agonist and antagonist actions of amino acids and piperidine carboxylic acid compounds.
    Schmieden and Betz
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1995;48:919
  2. A novel antagonist, phenylbenzene ω-phosphono-α-amino acid, for strychnine-sensitive glycine receptors in the rat spinal cord.
    Saitoh et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1994;113:165
Citations:

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  1. Contribution of the d-Serine-Dependent Pathway to the Cellular Mechanisms Underlying Cognitive Aging.
    Authors: Potier Et al.
    Front Aging Neurosci 2010;2:1

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