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Kainic acid, [Isopropenyl-3H]-, 250µCi (9.25MBq)

Kainic acid, tritiated on the isoproprenyl group. Kainic acid acts as an agonist at kainate glutamate receptors.

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Part Number Unit Size List Price Your Price Quantity
NET1232025UC 25 µCi 568.00 USD
NET1232250UC 250 µCi 1988.00 USD
NET1232001MC 1 mCi 5300.00 USD
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Kainic acid (kainate), labeled with tritium (3H) on the isoprenyl group. Kainic acid is a selective agonist for kainate glutamate receptors, which play a role synaptic plasticity. It is a glutamate analog. Common applications include ligand binding assays.

This product replaces NET875001MC.

We offer both agonist and antagonist radioligands for autoradiographic visualization or performing saturation and competition assays to determine receptor expression levels (Bmax), dissociation constants (Kd), association and dissociation rates (kon and koff), and inhibitor constants (Ki) for a variety of receptors. We develop our radioligands to the highest specific activity possible and provide high purity resulting in low non-specific binding products. Each of our ultra-pure radioligands is fully characterized for pharmacological action and validated in receptor binding assays.

Radiolabeled ligands remain the most sensitive method for probing receptor binding biology; yielding unprecedented sensitivity gives results that technicians and scientists can trust. For over 50 years, PerkinElmer has been a leading supplier of New England Nuclear (NEN) radiochemicals, liquid scintillation cocktails, vials and nuclear counting detection instruments.

References for NET1232:

  1. Honoré T, Davies SN, Drejer J, Fletcher EJ, Jacobsen P, Lodge D, Nielsen FE. Quinoxalinediones: potent competitive non-NMDA glutamate receptor antagonists. Science (1988) 241 (4866): 701-703.


Molecular Weight 213.2
Radioisotope H-3
Radionuclide 3H
Shipping Condition Blue Ice
Special Ordering Information This is a radioactive product - shipping address must have a license to receive radioactive materials.
Unit Size 250 µCi