Product overview

Name Glycine
Description Inhibitory neurotransmitter, NMDA receptor co-agonist
Biological description Inhibitory neurotransmitter. Also acts as NMDA receptor co-agonist. Prevents Ca2+-independent receptor desensitization.
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Solubility & Handling

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.

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Chemical Data

Chemical name Aminoethanoic acid
Molecular Weight 75.07
Chemical structure Product image
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

References for Glycine

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product
  • 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.
  • Glycine receptors: heterogeneous and widespread in the mammalian brain.

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

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