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Kainic Acid Monohydrate

Product Details

Catalogue 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.

Synonyms: Digenin, Kainic acid hydrate

Application:

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%

Note:

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Country Of Origin: USA

Not for human use.

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