Catalog Number: 0282
Chemical Name: (S)-(-)-3-Amino-1-hydroxypyrrolidin-2-one
Biological Activity
Possesses potent sedative and ataxic action, probably through disruption of striatal dopaminergic mechanisms. R-enantiomer (Cat. No. 0281) also available.
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    116.12
  • Formula:
    C4H8N2O2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Purity:
    >98%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    111821-58-0
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Background References
  1. Enantiomers of HA-966 (3-amino-1-hydroxypyrrolidin-2-one) exhibit distinct central nervous system effects: (+)-HA-966 is a selective glycine/N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist, but (-)-HA966 is a potent γ-butyrolactone-like sedative.
    Singh et al.
    Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U.S.A., 1990;87:347
  2. Responses of rat substantia nigra dopamine-containing neurones to (-)-HA-966 in vitro.
    Grobaski et al.
    Br.J.Pharmacol., 1997;120:575
  3. (±)-1-Hydroxy-3-aminopyrrolidone-2 (HA-966) inhibits the activity of substantia nigra dopamine neurons through a non-N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor mediated mechanism.
    Shepard and Lehmann
    J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther., 1992;261:387

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