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(RS)-APICA | CAS No. 170847-18-4 | Group II mGluR Antagonists
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Description: Selective group II mGlu antagonist

Chemical Name: (RS)-1-Amino-5-phosphonoindan-1-carboxylic acid

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Biological Activity

(RS)-APICA is a rigidified analog of MPPG (Cat. No. 0853); selective group II metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonist (IC50 = 30 μM) with no significant effect on group I and III mGlu receptors at concentrations up to 1 mM. Increases extracellular glutamate concentrations and possesses unusual inverse agonist-like action.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH
Desiccate at +4°C

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Background References

  1. Group I, II and III mGluR compounds affect rhythm generation in the gastric circuit of the crustacean stomatogastric ganglion.
    Krenz et al.
    J.Neurophysiol., 2000;83:1188
  2. Group II metabotropic glutamate receptors modulate extracellular glutamate in the nucleus accumbens.
    Xi et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 2002;300:162
  3. Synthesis and biological activity of cyclic analogues of MPPG and MCPG as metabotropic glutamate receptor antagonists.
    Ma et al.
    Bioorg.Med.Chem.Lett., 1997;7:1195

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