Key features and details
- Potent, selective mGlu5 antagonist
- CAS Number: 1186195-60-7
- Soluble in water to 100 mM
- Form / State: Solid
- Source: Synthetic
Product nameMTEP hydrochloride, mGlu5 antagonist
DescriptionPotent, selective mGlu5 antagonist
Brain penetrant, potent, selective and non-competitive mGlu5 receptor antagonist (IC50 = 5 nM in Ca2+-flux assay; Ki = 16 nM). In vivo anxiolytic, devoid of side effects seen with MPEP and benzodiazepines. Also available in Kit: mGlu antagonists (ab120322).
Also available in simple stock solutions (ab144485) - add 1 ml of water to get an exact, ready-to-use concentration.
Chemical name3-((2-Methyl-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)ethynyl)pyridine hydrochloride
Storage instructionsStore at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
Solubility overviewSoluble in water to 100 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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To our knowledge, customised protocols are not required for this product. Please try the standard protocols listed below and let us know how you get on.
ab120035 has been referenced in 23 publications.
- Hu Z et al. Inhibition of the ISR abrogates mGluR5-dependent long-term depression and spatial memory deficits in a rat model of Alzheimer's disease. Transl Psychiatry 12:96 (2022). PubMed: 35260557
- Cannady R et al. Prefrontal Cortex KCa2 Channels Regulate mGlu5-Dependent Plasticity and Extinction of Alcohol-Seeking Behavior. J Neurosci 37:4359-4369 (2017). PubMed: 28320841
- Travaglia A et al. Infantile amnesia reflects a developmental critical period for hippocampal learning. Nat Neurosci 19:1225-33 (2016). PubMed: 27428652
- Reese JN et al. Role of spinal metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 in pudendal inhibition of the nociceptive bladder reflex in cats. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 308:F832-8 (2015). PubMed: 25673810
- Gass JT et al. Enhancement of extinction learning attenuates ethanol-seeking behavior and alters plasticity in the prefrontal cortex. J Neurosci 34:7562-74 (2014). PubMed: 24872560