Catalog Number: 1220
Chemical Name: (RS)-4-Phosphonophenylglycine
Biological Activity
A potent and selective group III metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, with approximately 25-fold preference for hmGlu8; anticonvulsant and neuroprotective in vivo. Also available as part of the Group III mGlu Receptor Tocriset™.
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    Soluble to 100 mM in 1eq. NaOH
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Synthesis of S-[3-(4(5)-imidazolyl)propyl]-N-[2-(4-[125I]-iodophenylethyl]isothiourea sulfate [125I]-iodophenpropit), a new probe for histamine H3 receptor binding sites.
    Menge et al.
    J.Labelled Comp.Radiopharm. XXXI, 1992;10:781
  2. Exploration of phenyl-spaced 2-amino-(5,9)-phosphonoalkanoic acids as competitive N-methyl-D-aspartic acid antagonists.
    Bigge et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1989;32:1580
  3. (R,S)-4-Phosphonophenylglycine, a potent and selective group III metabotropic glutamate receptor agonist, is anticonvulsive and neuroprotective in vivo.
    Gasparini et al.
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1999;289:1678

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  1. Constitutive activity of metabotropic glutamate receptor 7.
    Authors: Kammermeier
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