Catalog Number: 0344
Chemical Name: γ-Aminobutyric acid
Biological Activity
Endogenous inhibitory neurotransmitter. Caged RuBi GABA is also available (Cat. No. 3400).
Technical Data
  • M.Wt:
    103.12
  • Formula:
    C4H9NO2
  • Solubility:
    Soluble to 100 mM in water
  • Storage:
    Store at RT
  • CAS No:
    56-12-2
The technical data provided above is for guidance only. For batch specific data refer to the Certificate of Analysis. All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
Background References
  1. GABA, bicuculline and central inhibition.
    Curtis et al.
    Nature, 1970;226:1222
  2. GABA: a dominant transmitter in the hypothalamus.
    Decavel and van den Pol
    J.Comp.Neurol., 1990;302:1019
  3. GABAC receptors: relatively simple transmitter-gated ion channels?
    Johnston
    TiPS, 1996;17:319
  4. GABA and its receptors in the spinal cord.
    Malcangio and Bowery
    TiPS, 1996;17:457
Citations:

The citations listed below are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GABA include:

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  1. The medullary dorsal reticular nucleus as a relay for descending pronociception induced by the mGluR5 in the rat infralimbic cortex.
    Authors: David-Pereira
    Neuroscience 2017;349:341
  2. FRET-based sensors unravel activation and allosteric modulation of the GABAB receptor.
    Authors: Lecat-Guillet Et al.
    Cell Chem Biol 2017;24(3):360
  3. Increased GABAB receptor signaling in a rat model for schizophrenia
    Authors: Selten Et al.
    Scientific Reports 2016;6:34240
  4. Regulation of action potential waveforms by axonal GABAA receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons.
    Authors: Xia Et al.
    PLoS One 2014;9:e100968
  5. Generation of induced neuronal cells by the single reprogramming factor ASCL1.
    Authors: Chanda Et al.
    Eur J Neurosci 2014;3:282
  6. GABA(A) receptors can initiate the formation of functional inhibitory GABAergic synapses.
    Authors: Fuchs Et al.
    Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2013;38:3146
  7. GABA maintains the proliferation of progenitors in the developing chick ciliary marginal zone and non-pigmented ciliary epithelium.
    Authors: Ring Et al.
    PLoS One 2012;7:e36874
  8. Voluntary exercise offers anxiolytic potential and amplifies galanin gene expression in the locus coeruleus of the rat.
    Authors: Sciolino Et al.
    Behav Brain Res 2012;233:191
  9. Autonomous initiation and propagation of action potentials in neurons of the subthalamic nucleus.
    Authors: Atherton Et al.
    J Physiol 2008;586:5679

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