Chemical Name: 2-Methyl-6-(phenylethynyl)pyridine hydrochloride
Biological Activity Potent and highly selective non-competitive antagonist at the mGlu5 receptor subtype (IC50 = 36 nM) and a positive allosteric modulator at mGlu4 receptors. Centrally active following systemic administration in vivo. Reverses mechanical hyperalgesia in the inflamed rat hind paw. Also available as part of the Group I mGlu Receptor Tocriset™.
Soluble to 5 mM in water with gentle warming and to 100 mM in DMSO
Desiccate at +4°C
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