L-BMAA hydrochloride

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L-BMAA hydrochloride | CAS No. 16012-55-8 | Glutamate Receptor Compounds
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Description: Neurotoxic amino acid

Chemical Name: 3-(Methylamino)-L-alanine hydrochloride

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Biological Activity

Neurotoxic glutamate agonist originally isolated from Cycas circinalis. Implicated in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-Parkinsonism-dementia complex of Guam (Guam ALS-PD).

Technical Data

Formula:
C4H10N2O2.HCl
Solubility:
Soluble to 60 mM in water
Storage:
Store the unopened product at -20 to -70 °C. Use a manual defrost freezer and avoid repeated freeze-thaw cycles. Do not use past expiration date.
CAS No:
16012-55-8

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Background References

  1. Neurotoxicity of β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) and β-N-oxalylamino-L-alanine (BOAA) on cultured cortical neurons.
    Weiss et al.
    Brain Res., 1989;497:64
  2. The preparation of L- and D-α-amino-β<-methylaminopropionic acids and the identification of the compound isolated from Cycas circinalis as the L-isomer.
    Vega et al.
    Phytochemistry, 1968;7:1885

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