Catalog Number: 1237
Chemical Name: (S)-(+)-α-Amino-4-carboxy-2-methylbenzeneacetic acid
Biological Activity
A selective mGlu1a receptor antagonist, with an IC50 value of 8.8 μM for blockade of quisqualate-induced phosphoinositide hydrolysis vs. > 100 μM for mGlu5a, and negligible action on group II and III receptors. Also available as part of the Group I mGlu Receptor Tocriset™.
Technical Data
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  • Formula:
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH
  • Purity:
  • Storage:
    Desiccate at RT
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Additional Information
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Sold with the permission of Eli Lilly and Company
Background References
  1. Synthesis of S-[3-(4(5)-imidazolyl)propyl]-N-[2-(4-[125I]-iodophenylethyl]isothiourea sulfate [125I]-iodophenpropit), a new probe for histamine H3 receptor binding sites.
    Menge et al.
    J.Labelled Comp.Radiopharm. XXXI, 1992;10:781
  2. Neuroprotective activity of the potent and selective mGlu1a metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonist, (+)-2-methyl-4 carboxyphenylglycine (LY367385): comparison with LY357366, a broader spectrum antagonist with equal affinity for mGlu1a and mGlu5 recept
    Bruno et al.
    Neuropharmacology, 1999;38:199
  3. Anticonvulsant actions of LY 367385 ((+)-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine), and AIDA ((RS)-1-aminoindan-1,5-dicarboxylic acid).
    Chapman et al.
    Eur.J.Pharmacol., 1999;368:17
  4. Reduction of sensory and metabotropic glutamate receptor responses in the thalamus by the novel metabotropic glutamate receptor-1-selective antagonist S-2-methyl-4-carboxy-phenylglycine.
    Salt and Turner
    Neuroscience, 1998;85:655

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for LY 367385 include:

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  1. Abnormal excitability and episodic low-frequency oscillations in the cerebral cortex of the tottering mouse.
    Authors: Cramer Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
  2. Homer protein-metabotropic glutamate receptor binding regulates endocannabinoid signaling and affects hyperexcitability in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome.
    Authors: Tang and Alger
    J Neurosci
  3. Extracellular glutamate exposure facilitates group I mGluR-mediated epileptogenesis in the hippocampus.
    Authors: Zhao Et al.
    J Neurophysiol
  4. Metaplastic Regulation of CA1 Schaffer Collateral Pathway Plasticity by Hebbian MGluR1a-Mediated Plasticity at Excitatory Synapses onto Somatostatin-Expressing Interneurons(1,2,3).
    Authors: Vasuta Et al.
    J Neurosci
  5. mGluR1-mediated excitation of cerebellar GABAergic interneurons requires both G protein-dependent and Src-ERK1/2-dependent signaling pathways.
    Authors: Kubota Et al.
    PLoS One
  6. Mutant β-III spectrin causes mGluR1α mislocalization and functional deficits in a mouse model of spinocerebellar ataxia type 5.
    Authors: Armbrust Et al.
    J Neurosci
  7. Membrane-initiated estradiol signaling in immortalized hypothalamic N-38 neurons.
    Authors: Dominguez Et al.
    J Neurosci
  8. The memory-enhancing effects of hippocampal estrogen receptor activation involve metabotropic glutamate receptor signaling.
    Authors: Boulware Et al.
    Mol Pharmacol
  9. Optogenetic stimulation of the corticothalamic pathway affects relay cells and GABAergic neurons differently in the mouse visual thalamus.
    Authors: Jurgens Et al.
    PLoS One
  10. Haploinsufficiency of Cyfip1 produces fragile X-like phenotypes in mice.
    Authors: Bozdagi Et al.
  11. Developmental regulation of CB1-mediated spike-time dependent depression at immature mossy fiber-CA3 synapses.
    Authors: Caiati Et al.
    Sci Rep
  12. Activity-dependent regulation of synaptic strength by PSD-95 in CA1 neurons.
    Authors: Zhang and Lisman
  13. Altered neocortical rhythmic activity states in Fmr1 KO mice are due to enhanced mGluR5 signaling and involve changes in excitatory circuitry.
    Authors: Hays Et al.
    J Neurosci
  14. Modulator property of the intrinsic cortical projection from layer 6 to layer 4.
    Authors: Lee and Sherman
    Front Syst Neurosci
  15. Estradiol-induced estrogen receptor-α trafficking.
    Authors: Bondar Et al.
    J Neurosci
  16. Differential distribution of endoplasmic reticulum controls metabotropic signaling and plasticity at hippocampal synapses.
    Authors: Holbro Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
  17. The tyrosine phosphatase STEP mediates AMPA receptor endocytosis after metabotropic glutamate receptor stimulation.
    Authors: Zhang Et al.
    J Neurosci
  18. Metabotropic glutamate receptor 1 (mGluR1) and 5 (mGluR5) regulate late phases of LTP and LTD in the hippocampal CA1 region in vitro.
    Authors: Neyman and Manahan-Vaughan
    Eur J Neurosci
  19. Selective, state-dependent activation of somatostatin-expressing inhibitory interneurons in mouse neocortex.
    Authors: Fanselow Et al.
    J Neurophysiol
  20. AMPAR exocytosis through NO modulation of PICK1.
    Authors: Sossa Et al.
    J Neurosci
  21. Calpain-mediated mGluR1alpha truncation: a key step in excitotoxicity.
    Authors: Xu Et al.
  22. Loss of metabotropic glutamate receptor-dependent long-term depression via downregulation of mGluR5 after status epilepticus.
    Authors: Kirschstein Et al.
    J Neurosci
  23. Dysregulated metabotropic glutamate receptor-dependent translation of AMPA receptor and postsynaptic density-95 mRNAs at synapses in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome.
    Authors: Muddashetty Et al.
    J Neurosci
  24. Fragile X mental retardation protein deficiency leads to excessive mGluR5-dependent internalization of AMPA receptors.
    Authors: Nakamoto Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A
  25. Visual experience regulates metabotropic glutamate receptor-mediated plasticity of AMPA receptor synaptic transmission by homer1a induction.
    Authors: Keuren-Jensen and Cline
    J Neurosci
  26. Stimulation of endocannabinoid formation in brain slice cultures through activation of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors.
    Authors: Jung Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol
  27. Interactions between ephrin-B and metabotropic glutamate 1 receptors in brain tissue and cultured neurons.
    Authors: Calò Et al.
    J Neurosci
  28. Endocannabinoid-mediated metaplasticity in the hippocampus.
    Authors: Chevaleyre and Castillo
  29. Extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase activation is required for metabotropic glutamate receptor-dependent long-term depression in hippocampal area CA1.
    Authors: Gallagher Et al.
    J Neurosci
  30. Astrocyte glutamate transporters regulate metabotropic glutamate receptor-mediated excitation of hippocampal interneurons.
    Authors: Huang Et al.
    J Neurosci
  31. Metabotropic mGlu5 receptors regulate adenosine A2A receptor signaling.
    Authors: Nishi Et al.
    PLoS One
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