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Compound Summary for: CID 469

2-Aminoadipic Acid

Also known as: 2-Aminohexanedioic acid, alpha-Aminoadipic acid, aminoadipic acid, 2-Aminoadipate, Hexanedioic acid, 2-amino-, DL-alpha-Aminoadipic acid
Molecular Formula: C6H11NO4   Molecular Weight: 161.15584   InChIKey: OYIFNHCXNCRBQI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A metabolite in the principal biochemical pathway of lysine. It antagonizes neuroexcitatory activity modulated by the glutamate receptor, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE; (NMDA).   From: MeSH
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