Biological descriptionPotent, selective allosteric antagonist at mGlu7 receptors. Inhibits agonist-induced intracellular calcium mobilisation and cAMP accumulation (IC50 values are 26 and 610 nM). Also displays intrinsic activity; increasing forskolin-induced cAMP accumulation in the absence of an agonist. Exhibits no significant activity at mGluR1, mGluR2, mGluR3, mGluR4, mGluR5, and mGluR8. Also available in Kit: mGlu antagonists (ab120322)
Storage instructionsStore at Room Temperature. Store under Desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in DMSO to 10 mM
Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.
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