CAS Number 201730-11-2 YesY
PubChem (CID) 16062593
ChemSpider 17222214 N
ECHA InfoCard 100.161.870
Chemical and physical data
Formula C10H9NO6
Molar mass 239.181 g/mol
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DCPG ((S)-3,4-DCPG) is a drug used in scientific research, which acts as a potent and subtype-selective agonist for the metabotropic glutamate receptor mGluR8. It has anticonvulsant effects in animal studies,[1][2] and has also been investigated as a possible treatment for hyperalgesia.[3]


  1. Moldrich RX, Chapman AG, De Sarro G, Meldrum BS. Glutamate metabotropic receptors as targets for drug therapy in epilepsy. European Journal of Pharmacology. 2003 Aug 22;476(1-2):3-16. doi:10.1016/S0014-2999(03)02149-6 PMID 12969743
  2. Folbergrová J, Druga R, Haugvicová R, Mares P, Otáhal J. Anticonvulsant and neuroprotective effect of (S)-3,4-dicarboxyphenylglycine against seizures induced in immature rats by homocysteic acid. Neuropharmacology. 2008 Mar;54(4):665-75. PMID 18191956
  3. Marabese I, de Novellis V, Palazzo E, Scafuro MA, Vita D, Rossi F, Maione S. Effects of (S)-3,4-DCPG, an mGlu8 receptor agonist, on inflammatory and neuropathic pain in mice. Neuropharmacology. 2007 Feb;52(2):253-62. PMID 17113112

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