Kainic Acid Monohydrate

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10mg
$105.00
50mg
$435.00
Catalog Number : 5806232

description

Kainic acid is a potent neuroexcitatory amino acid that acts as a neurotoxin in high doses. It was originally isolated from seaweed and is used in the study of the physiological effect of excitotoxicity and assess the neuroprotective capabilities of potential therapeutics.

Additional Information

Applications:
FA
Synonyms:
Digenin, Kainic acid hydrate
Formulation:
Crystalline solid
Chemical Name:
(2S,3S,4S)-3-(carboxymethyl)-4-prop-1-en-2-ylpyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid;hydrate
Molecular Formula:

C10H15NOH2O

Molecular Weight:
231.2
CAS Number
58002-62-3
Purity:
≥98%
Storage Conditions:
Product should be kept at -20°C.
References:

Coyle, J. T., & Schwarcz, R. (1976). Lesion of striatal neurons with kainic acid provides a model for Huntington's chorea.

Lothman, E. W., & Collins, R. C. (1981). Kainic acid induced limbic seizures: metabolic, behavioral, electroencephalographic and neuropathological correlates. Brain research218(1), 299-318.

Olney, J. W., Rhee, V., & Ho, O. L. (1974). Kainic acid: a powerful neurotoxic analogue of glutamate. Brain research77(3), 507-512.

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