(RS)-AMPA

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(RS)-AMPA | CAS No. 77521-29-0 | AMPA Receptor Agonists
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Description: Selective AMPA agonist

Chemical Name: (RS)-α-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid

Purity: ≥99%

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Citations (19)
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Biological Activity

(RS)-AMPA is a prototypical and defining agonist for the AMPA subgroup of ionotropic glutamate receptors.

Active Enantiomer, Inactive Enantiomer and Hydrobromide Salt also available.

Technical Data

M.Wt:
186.17
Formula:
C7H10N2O4
Solubility:
Soluble to 10 mM in water with gentle warming
Purity:
≥99%
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
77521-29-0

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Background References

  1. High-throughput genotoxicity assay identifies antioxidants as inducers of DNA damage response and cell death.
    Fox JT, Sakamuru S, Huang R
    Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 2012;109(14):5423-8.
  2. The binding of 3H-AMPA, a structural analogue of glutamic acid, to rat brain membranes.
    Honore et al.
    J.Neurochem., 1982;38:173
  3. New class of glutamate agonist structurally related to ibotenic acid.
    Krogsgaard-Larsen et al.
    Nature, 1980;284:64

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Citations for (RS)-AMPA

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (RS)-AMPA include:

19 Citations: Showing 1 - 10

  1. KA metabolite (2R,6R)-hydroxynorKA enhances aggression via periaqueductal gray glutamatergic transmission.
    Authors: Ye Et al.
    Neuropharmacology  2019;157
  2. (2R,6R)-hydroxynorKA rescues chronic stress-induced depression-like behavior through its actions in the midbrain periaqueductal gray.
    Authors: Chou Et al.
    Neuropharmacology  2018;139:1
  3. Plasticity of calcium-permeable AMPA glutamate receptors in Pro-opiomelanocortin neurons.
    Authors: Suyama Et al.
    Elife  2017;6
  4. GluA1 subunit ubiquitination mediates amyloid-β-induced loss of surface α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptors.
    Authors: Guntupalli Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2017;292:8186
  5. Basal adenosine modulates the functional properties of AMPA receptors in mouse hippocampal neurons through the activation of A1R A2AR and A3R.
    Authors: Angelantonio Et al.
    Front Cell Neurosci  2015;9:409
  6. Degeneration of spinal motor neurons by chronic AMPA-induced excitotoxicity in vivo and protection by energy substrates.
    Authors: Netzahualcoyotzi and Tapia
    Acta Neuropathol Commun  2015;3:27
  7. Melanoma brain colonization involves the emergence of a brain-adaptive phenotype.
    Authors: Nygaard Et al.
    Oncoscience  2015;1:82
  8. Pharmacological Investigation of Fluoro-Gold Entry into Spinal Neurons.
    Authors: Falgairolle and O'Donovan
    PLoS One  2015;10:e0131430
  9. Generation of induced neuronal cells by the single reprogramming factor ASCL1.
    Authors: Chanda Et al.
    Stem Cell Reports  2014;3:282
  10. Activation of group I metabotropic glutamate receptors potentiates heteromeric kainate receptors.
    Authors: Rojas Et al.
    Mol Pharmacol  2013;83:106
  11. Purkinje cell dysfunction and delayed death in plasma membrane calcium ATPase 2-heterozygous mice.
    Authors: Fakira Et al.
    Mol Cell Neurosci  2012;51:22
  12. Exposure of neurons to excitotoxic levels of glutamate induces cleavage of the RNA editing enzyme, adenosine deaminase acting on RNA 2, and loss of GLUR2 editing.
    Authors: Mahajan Et al.
    Neuroscience  2011;189:305
  13. Peripheral calcium-permeable AMPA receptors regulate chronic inflammatory pain in mice.
    Authors: Gangadharan Et al.
    J Clin Invest  2011;121:1608
  14. Sustained glutamate receptor activation down-regulates GABAB receptors by shifting the balance from recycling to lysosomal degradation.
    Authors: Maier Et al.
    J Biol Chem  2010;285:35606
  15. Endocytosis and recycling of AMPA receptors lacking GluR2/3.
    Authors: Biou Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A  2008;105:1038
  16. Regulated delivery of AMPA receptor subunits to the presynaptic membrane.
    Authors: Schenk Et al.
    EMBO J  2003;22:558
  17. Development of a human neuronal cell model for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected macrophage-induced neurotoxicity: apoptosis induced by HIV type 1 primary isolates and evidence for involvement of the Bcl-2/Bcl-xL-sensitive intrinsic apoptosis pa
    Authors: Chen Et al.
    J Virol  2002;76:9407
  18. In vivo microdialysis study of a specific inhibitor of soluble guanylyl cyclase on the glutamate receptor/nitric oxide/cyclic GMP pathway.
    Authors: Fedele Et al.
    Br J Pharmacol  1996;119:590
  19. Desensitization of AMPA receptors and AMPA-NMDA receptor interaction: an in vivo cyclic GMP microdialysis study in rat cerebellum.
    Authors: Fedele and Raiteri
    Br J Pharmacol  1996;117:1133

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