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Compound Summary for: CID 40539

Quisqualic Acid

Also known as: Quisqualate, (+)-Quisqualic acid, ST50825297, (2S)-2-amino-3-(3,5-dioxo-1,2,4-oxadiazolidin-2-yl)propanoic acid
Molecular Formula: C5H7N3O5   Molecular Weight: 189.12618   InChIKey: ASNFTDCKZKHJSW-REOHCLBHSA-N
An agonist at two subsets of excitatory amino acid receptors, ionotropic receptors that directly control membrane channels and metabotropic receptors that indirectly mediate calcium mobilization from intracellular stores. The compound is obtained from the seeds and fruit of Quisqualis chinensis.   From: MeSH
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