Catalog Number: 0307
Biological Activity
Demonstrates high affinity for the kainate receptor subtype hGluR5 (Ki = 0.24 nM) and 600-4000-fold selectivity over both the AMPA receptor subtypes and the homomeric kainate receptor hGluR6.
Technical Data
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    Soluble to 25 mM in 1.1eq. NaOH
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    Store at RT
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Background References
  1. Synthesis of willardiine and 6-azawillardiine analogs: pharmacological characterization on cloned homomeric human AMPA and kainate receptor subtypes.
    Jane et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1997;40:3645
  2. Activation and desensitization of AMPA/kainate receptors by novel derivatives of willardiine.
    Patneau et al.
    J.Neurosci., 1992;12:595
  3. Willardiines differentiate agonist binding sites for kainate-versus AMPA-preferring glutamate receptors in DRG and hippocampal neurones.
    Wong et al.
    J.Neurosci., 1994;14:3881
  4. Kainate receptors exhibit differential sensitivities to (S)-5-iodowillardiine.
    Swanson et al.
    Mol.Pharmacol., 1998;53:942
  5. Depolarising effects of certain derivatives of (S) willardiine upon in vitro neonatal rat dorsal roots.
    Thompson et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1996;117:331P

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for (S)-(-)-5-Iodowillardiine include:

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  1. Neuroprotective effect of inhaled nitric oxide on excitotoxic-induced brain damage in neonatal rat.
    Authors: Pansiot Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2010;5:e10916

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