Endogenous NMDA receptor agonist with similar activity to the L-isomer (L-aspartic acid
, Cat. No. 0214). Also a non-metabolizable substrate for EAA uptake systems. Modulates melatonin synthesis in the pineal gland.
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Free D-aspartate and D-serine in the mammalian brain and periphery.
Hashimoto et al.
D-Aspartate modulates melatonin synthesis in rat pinealocytes.
Ishio et al.
Structure/activity relations of NMDA receptor ligands as studied by their inhibition of 3H-D-AP5 binding in rat brain membranes.
Olverman et al.