VU 29


Product overview

  • Name
    VU 29
  • Short description
    Potent mGlu5 positive allosteric modulator
  • Biological description
    Potent mGlu5 receptor positive allosteric modulator (EC50 = 9 nM). Selectively potentiates mGlu5 over mGlu1 and mGlu2 receptors (EC50 values are 557 nM and 1.51 µM for mGlu1 and mGlu2 receptors respectively). Shows agonistic properties for N-Terminal truncated mGlu5 receptor. CDPPB analog.
  • Biological action
  • Purity
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  • Chemical name
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    VU 29  [890764-36-0]
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Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in DMSO (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 VU 29

  • Interaction of novel positive allosteric modulators of metabotropic glutamate receptor 5 with the negative allosteric antagonist site is required for potentiation of receptor responses.

    Chen Y et al (2007) Mol Pharmacol 71(5) : 1389-98.
    PubMedID: 17303702
  • Substituent effects of N-(1,3-diphenyl-1H-pyrazol-5-yl)benzamides on positive allosteric modulation of the metabotropic glutamate-5 receptor in rat cortical astrocytes.

    de Paulis T et al (2006) J Med Chem 49(11) : 3332-44.
    PubMedID: 16722652
  • mGluR5 positive allosteric modulators facilitate both hippocampal LTP and LTD and enhance spatial learning.

    Ayala JE et al (2009) Neuropsychopharmacology 34(9) : 2057-71.
    PubMedID: 19295507