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NAAG, [Glutamate-3,4-3H]-, 50µCi (1.85MBq)

NAAG radioligand tritiated at the 3,4 position. NAAG is a peptide neurotransmitter that activates the metabotropic glutamate receptor type 3.

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NAAG is a peptide neurotransmitter that actives the metabotropic glutamate receptor type 3. It is the third most commonly found neurotransmitter found in the mammalian nervous system. Its role as a potential therapeutic target has been investigated in areas such as pain perception, ALS and schizophrenia.

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.

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Detection Method Radiometric
Label Position Specifically Labeled
Molecular Weight 304.2
Product Brand Name NEN Radiochemicals
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.
Therapeutic Area CNS & Neurologic
Unit Size 50 µCi
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