Homocysteic acid

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Homocysteic acid
L-Homocysteic acid.svg
L-Homocysteic acid
Names
IUPAC name
(2S)-2-Amino-4-sulfobutanoic acid
Other names
Homocysteate
Identifiers
14857-77-3
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PubChem 177491
Properties
C4H9NO5S
Molar mass 183.18 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Homocysteic acid is a sulfur-containing glutamic acid analog and a potent NMDA receptor agonist.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Grandes, P; Kq, KQD; Morino, P; Cuénod, M; Streit, P (1991). "Homocysteate, an Excitatory Transmitter Candidate Localized in Glia". The European journal of neuroscience 3 (12): 1370–1373. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.1991.tb00070.x. PMID 12106235. 
  2. ^ Yuzaki, M; Connor, JA (1999). "Characterization of L-homocysteate-induced currents in Purkinje cells from wild-type and NMDA receptor knockout mice". Journal of neurophysiology 82 (5): 2820–6. PMID 10561449.