Catalog Number: 0187
Chemical Name: (±)-1-Aminocyclopentane-trans-1,3-dicarboxylic acid
Biological Activity
Equimolecular mixture of (1S,3R)- and (1R,3S)-ACPD. Selective agonist for metabotropic glutamate receptors; active at both group I and group II mGlu receptors (EC50 values are 2, 15, 23 and ~800 μM at mGluR2, mGluR1, mGluR5 and mGluR4 respectively).

(1S,3R)-ACPD and cis-ACPD also available.

Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    173.17
  • Formula:
    C7H11NO4
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 5 mM in water with gentle warming and to 50 mM in 1eq. NaOH
  • Purity:
    >99%
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    67684-64-4
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Additional Information
Other Product-Specific Information:
Background References
  1. Molecular diversity of glutamate receptors and implications for brain functions.
    Nakanishi
    Science, 1992;258:597
  2. Metabotropic glutamate receptors: novel targets for drug development.
    Knopfel et al.
    J.Med.Chem., 1995;38:1417
  3. The metabotropic glutamate receptors: structure and functions.
    Pin and Duvoisin
    Neuropharmacology, 1995;34:1
  4. Synthesis and pharmacology of 3-hydroxy-Δ2-isoxazoline-cyclopentance analogues of glutamic acid
    Conti et al.
    Farmaco, 2002;57:889
Citations:

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  1. Activity Modes in Thalamocortical Relay Neurons are Modulated by G(q)/G(11) Family G-proteins - Serotonergic and Glutamatergic Signaling.
    Authors: Coulon Et al.
    Front Cell Neurosci 2011;4:132
  2. Long-term modifications in the strength of excitatory associative inputs in the piriform cortex.
    Authors: Young and Sun
    Chem Senses 2007;32:783
  3. Calcium increases in retinal glial cells evoked by light-induced neuronal activity.
    Authors: Newman
    J Neurosci 2005;25:5502
  4. Propofol suppresses synaptic responsiveness of somatosensory relay neurons to excitatory input by potentiating GABA(A) receptor chloride channels.
    Authors: Ying and Goldstein
    Mol Pain 2005;1:2
  5. Bidirectional synaptic plasticity in the cerebellum-like mammalian dorsal cochlear nucleus.
    Authors: Fujino and Oertel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003;100:265
  6. Metabotropic mGlu5 receptors regulate adenosine A2A receptor signaling.
    Authors: Nishi Et al.
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2003;100:1322

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