Chemical Name: 3-Chloro-4-fluoro-N-[4-[[2-(phenylcarbonyl)hydrazino]carbonyl]benzyl]benzenesulfonamide
Biological ActivityNMDA receptor antagonist selective for GluN1/GluN2A (formally NR1/NR2A) over GluN1/GluN2B (formally NR1/NR2B) containing receptors (pIC50 values are 6.8 and <4.3, respectively, in human recombinant GluN1/GluN2A (formally NR1/NR2A) and GluN1/GluN2B (formally NR1/NR2B) FLIPR/Ca2+ assays).
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Subtype selective NMDA receptor antagonists induce recovery of synapses lost following exposure to HIV-1 Tat.
Shin et al.
Reinstatement of nicotine seeking is mediated by glutamatergic plasticity.
Gipson et al.
Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.U S A [Epub ahead of print], 2013;
TCN 201 selectively blocks GluN2A-containing NMDARs in a GluN1 co-agonist dependent but non-competitive manner.
Edman et al.
Subunit-selective allosteric inhibition of glycine binding to NMDA receptors.
Hansen et al.
Identification and characterization of novel NMDA receptor antagonists selective for NR2A- over NR2B-containing receptors.
Bettini et al.
Citations for TCN 201
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β-arrestin-2 regulates NMDA receptor function in spinal lamina II neurons and duration of persistent pain.
Authors: Chen Et al.
Nature Communications 2016;7:12531
STEP activation by Gαq coupled GPCRs opposes Src regulation of NMDA receptors containing the GluN2A subunit
Authors: Tian Et al.
Scientific Reports 2016;6:36684
NR2A contributes to genesis and propagation of cortical spreading depression in rats.
Authors: Bu Et al.
Sci Rep 2016;6:23576
NR2A-Containing NMDARs in the Prefrontal Cortex Are Required for Working Memory and Associated with Age-Related Cognitive Decline.
Authors: McQuail Et al.
J Neurosci 2016;36:12537
The distinct role of NR2B subunit in the enhancement of visual plasticity in adulthood.
Authors: Liu Et al.
Mol Brain 2015;8:49
miR-26a and miR-384-5p are required for LTP maintenance and spine enlargement.
Authors: Gu Et al.
Nat Commun 2015;6:6789
Sensitivity of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor-mediated excitatory postsynaptic potentials and synaptic plasticity to TCN 201 and TCN 213 in rat hippocampal slices.
Authors: Izumi and Zorumski
miR-501-3p mediates the activity-dependent regulation of the expression of AMPA receptor subunit GluA1.
Authors: Hu Et al.
J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2015;208:949
Age-dependent regulation of synaptic connections by dopamine D2 receptors.
Authors: Jia Et al.
Nat Neurosci 2013;16:1627
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