Catalog Number: 4438
Chemical Name: 3-Fluoro-5-[2-(6-methyl-2-pyridinyl)ethynyl]benzonitrile hydrochloride
Biological Activity
High affinity negative allosteric modulator at the mGlu5 receptor (Ki = 0.67 nM). Potently inhibits mGlu5 glutamate-mediated calcium mobilization (IC50 = 1.22 nM). Inhibits cocaine-taking and cocaine-seeking behavior in rats.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in DMSO and to 100 mM in ethanol
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    Store at +4°C
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Background References
  1. A novel mGluR5 antagonist, MFZ 10-7, inhibits cocaine-taking and cocaine-seeking behavior in rats.
    Keck et al.
    Addict.Biol., 2014;19:195
  2. Potent mGluR5 antagonists: pyridyl and thiazolyl-ethynyl-3,5-disubstituted-phenyl series.
    Alagille et al.
    Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett., 2011;21:3243
  3. Metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 negative allosteric modulators as novel tools for in vivo investigation.
    Keck et al.
    ACS Med.Chem.Lett., 2012;3:544
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