OBO ID: CHEBI:43876
Term Name: (S)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine
  • (+)-MCPG
  • (S)-(+)-alpha-amino-4-carboxy-2-methylbenzeneacetic
  • (S)-(+)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine
  • (S)-(ALPHA)-METHYL-4-CARBOXYPHENYLGLYCINE
  • (S)-a-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine
  • (S)-MCPG
  • 4-[(1S)-1-amino-1-carboxyethyl]benzoic acid
Definition: A non-proteinogenic alpha-amino acid that is alanine in which the alpha-hydrogen is replaced by a 4-carboxyphenyl group (the S-enantiomer). It is a non-selective group I/group II metabotropic glutamate receptor (mGluR) antagonist.
References:
  • PDBeChem:MCG
  • Reaxys:7568949
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available