Catalog Number: 2530
Chemical Name: (2S*,3R*)-1-(Phenanthren-2-carbonyl)piperazine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid
Biological Activity
Subtype-selective NMDA receptor antagonist that preferentially binds to NR2C/NR2D-containing receptors (Ki values are 0.096, 0.125, 0.31 and 0.55 μM for NR2C, NR2D, NR2B and NR2A subunits respectively).
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 50 mM in 2eq. NaOH and to 100 mM in DMSO
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    Store at +4°C
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Sold under license from UNeMed Corporation.
Background References
  1. Identification of subunit- and antagonist-specific amino acid residues in the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor glutamate-binding pocket.
    Kinarsky et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2005;313:1066
  2. Structure-activity analysis of a novel NR2C/NR2D-preferring NMDA receptor antagonist: 1-(phenanthrene-2-carbonyl)piperazine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid.
    Feng et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 2004;141:508
  3. Synthesis and pharmacology of N1-substituted piperazine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid derivatives acting as NMDA receptor antagonists.
    Morley et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 2005;48:2627

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

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  1. Distinct molecular components for thalamic- and cortical-dependent plasticity in the lateral amygdala.
    Authors: Mirante Et al.
  2. Altered gamma oscillations during pregnancy through loss of δ subunit-containing GABA(A) receptors on parvalbumin interneurons.
    Authors: Ferando and Mody
    Front Neural Circuits
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