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Kainic acid | Kainate receptor agonist; neurotoxin

Kainic acid (487-79-6) is a conformationally restricted glutamate analog which acts as a selective agonist at kainate receptors. CNS stimulant and neurotoxin. Kainic acid is a classic neuroexcitatory agent for induction of seizures in laboratory animals (typical dose 10-30 mg/kg).

References/Citations
1) Watkins et al. (1981), Excitatory amino acid transmitters; Ann. Rev. Pharmacol. Toxicol., 21 165

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CAS:
487-79-6
Catalog Number:
10-2453
Activity:
Kainate receptor agonist; neurotoxin
Chemical Name:
(2S,3S,4S)-Carboxy-4-(1-methylethenyl)-3-pyrrolidineacetic acid, hydrate
Molecular Weight:
213.24
Molecular Formula:
C10H15NO4 (xH2O)
Solubility:
Soluble in Water (up to 10 mg/ml).
Physical Properties:
White solid
Purity:
98% by TLC
NMR (Conforms)
Storage Temperature:
RT (des.)
Stability:
Stable for 1 year as supplied. Solutions in distilled water may be stored at -20° for up to 3 months.
Shipping Code:
RT
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