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Compound Summary for: CID 1221

alpha-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic Acid

Also known as: ampa; 77521-29-0; AMPA (pharmaceutical); 74341-63-2; (R,S)-AMPA; (+/-)-AMPA; (R,S)-alpha-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid
Molecular Formula: C7H10N2O4   Molecular Weight: 186.1653   InChIKey: UUDAMDVQRQNNHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
An IBOTENIC ACID homolog and glutamate agonist. The compound is the defining agonist for the AMPA subtype of glutamate receptors (RECEPTORS, AMPA). It has been used as a radionuclide imaging agent but is more commonly used as an experimental tool in cell biological studies.   From: MeSH
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