Glycine

(HB0299)

Product overview

  • Name
    Glycine
  • Short description
    Inhibitory neurotransmitter, NMDA receptor co-agonist
  • Biological description
    Inhibitory neurotransmitter. Also acts as NMDA receptor co-agonist. Prevents Ca2+-independent receptor desensitization.
  • Biological action
    Inhibitor
  • Our products in action

Properties

  • Chemical name
    Aminoethanoic acid
  • Molecular Weight
    75.07
  • Chemical structure
    Glycine  [56-40-6]
  • Molecular Formula
    C2H5NO2
  • CAS Number
    56-40-6
  • PubChem identifier
    750
  • SMILES
    C(C(=O)O)N
  • InChi
    InChI=1S/C2H5NO2/c3-1-2(4)5/h1,3H2,(H,4,5)
  • InChiKey
    DHMQDGOQFOQNFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • MDL number
    MFCD00008131
  • Appearance
    White solid

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    Room temperature
  • Solubility overview
    Soluble in water (100mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for Glycine

  • Glycine/NMDA receptor antagonists as potential CNS therapeutic agents: ACEA-1021 and related compounds.

    Cai SX (2006) Curr Top Med Chem 6(7) : 651-62.
    PubMedID: 16719807
  • Glycine receptors: heterogeneous and widespread in the mammalian brain.

    Betz H (1991) Trends Neurosci 14(10) : 458-61.
    PubMedID: 1722365
  • Glycine and N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors: physiological significance and possible therapeutic applications.

    Danysz W et al (1998) Pharmacol Rev 50(4) : 597-664.
    PubMedID: 9860805