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Kainic acid

A neuroexcitatory agent
Catalog #: 2279
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2279-5 5 mg
2279-25 25 mg
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Product Details

Alternate Name (2S,3S,4S)-Carboxy-4-(1-methylethen­yl)-3-pyrrolidineacetic acid
Appearance White solid
CAS # 487-79-6
Molecular Formula C₁₀H₁₅NO₄
Molecular Weight 213.23
Purity ≥98%
Solubility H₂O (10 mg/ml)
InChi InChI=1S/C10H15NO4/c1-5(2)7-4-11-9(10(14)15)6(7)3-8(12)13/h6-7,9,11H,1,3-4H2,2H3,(H,12,13)(H,14,15)/t6-,7+,9-/m0/s1
PubChem CID 10255
MDL Number MFCD00077806
Handling Protect from air and moisture
Storage Conditions -20 ̊C
Shipping Conditions Gel Pack
USAGE For Research Use Only! Not For Use in Humans.


A conformationally restricted glutamate analog that acts as a selective agonist at kinate receptors. A CNS stimulant and neurotoxin. Classic neuroexcitatory agent for induction of seizures in laboratory animals.

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