Chemical Name: (R)-4-Amino-3-(4-chlorophenyl)butanoic acid
Biological ActivityMore active enantiomer of (RS)-Baclofen, a selective GABAB agonist.
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Comparative stereostructure-activity studies on GABAA and GABAB receptor sites and GABA uptake using rat brain membrane preparations.
Falch et al.
Effects of phaclofen and the enantiomers of bac. on cardiovascular responses to intrathecal administration of L- and D-baclofen in the rat.
Hong et al.
Citations for (R)-Baclofen
The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (R)-Baclofen include:
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Mitochondrial Regulation of the Hippocampal Firing Rate Set Point and Seizure Susceptibility.
Authors: Styr Et al.
Neural Circuit-Specialized Astrocytes: Transcriptomic, Proteomic, Morphological, and Functional Evidence.
Authors: Chai Et al.
Differential expression of metabotropic glutamate and GABA receptors at neocortical glutamatergic and GABAergic axon terminals.
Authors: Bragina Et al.
Front Cell Neurosci 2015;9:345
Neuronal γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) type A receptors undergo cognate ligand chaperoning in the endoplasmic reticulum by endogenous GABA.
Authors: Wang Et al.
Mol Cell Neurosci 2015;9:188
GABAB receptor upregulates fragile X mental retardation protein expression in neurons.
Authors: Zhang Et al.
Front Cell Neurosci 2015;5:10468
Development and function of human cerebral cortex neural networks from pluripotent stem cells in vitro.
Authors: Kirwan Et al.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2015;142:3178
Regulation of action potential waveforms by axonal GABAA receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons.
Authors: Xia Et al.
PLoS One 2014;9:e100968
Epileptiform activity in the CA1 region of the hippocampus becomes refractory to attenuation by cannabinoids in part because of endogenous γ-aminobutyric acid type B receptor activity.
Authors: Messer and Levine
J Neurosci Res 2012;90:1454
Genetic inhibition of CaMKII in dorsal striatal medium spiny neurons reduces functional excitatory synapses and enhances intrinsic excitability.
Authors: Klug Et al.
PLoS One 2012;7:e45323
GABAB receptor-positive modulators: brain region-dependent effects.
Authors: Hensler Et al.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2012;340:19
Subchronic administration and combination metabotropic glutamate and GABAB receptor drug therapy in fragile X syndrome.
Authors: Pacey Et al.
Sci Rep 2011;338:897
GABAB receptor constituents revealed by tandem affinity purification from transgenic mice.
Authors: Bartoi Et al.
J Biol Chem 2010;285:20625
A dynamic role for GABA receptors on the firing pattern of midbrain DArgic neurons.
Authors: Lobb Et al.
J Neurophysiol 2010;104:403
Peripheral GABAB agonists stimulate gastric acid secretion in mice.
Authors: Piqueras and Martínez
Br J Pharmacol 2004;142:1038
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Used to activate GABAb, direct application. Although it did not trigger any response, neither did GABA and this was expected, used it to confirm GABAb is not involved in our assay.