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Compound Name: (RS)-2-Chloro-5 hydroxyphenylglycine
NIMH Code: C-802
Alternative Name:
Abbreviation: CHPG
Indications: selective mGlu5 agonist
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References: P. Gubellini, A. Pisani, D. Cettonze, G. Bernardi and P. Calabresi, Metabotropic glutamate receptors and striatal synaptic plasticity: implications for neurological diseases, Prog. Neurobiol., 74, 271-300 (2004); V. Neugebauer, Metabotropic glutamate receptors - important modulators of nociception and pain behavior, Pain, 98, 1-8 (2002); A. J. Doherty, M. J. Palmer, J. M. Henley, G. L. Collingridge and D. E. Jane, (RS)-2-Chloro-5-hydroxyphenylglycine (CHPG) activates mGlu5, but not mGlu1, receptors expressed in CHO cells and potentiates NMDA responses in the hippocampus, Neuropharmacology, 36, 265-267 (1997).
Molecular Formula: C8H8ClNO3
HBA: 5
HBD: 3
RotB: 2
PubChemID: 3645780
AlogP: -1.1620617
TPSA: 83.55
Comments: Available as free acid or sodium salt
Last Updated 2011-06-28 03:13 PM
Structure of C-802
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