Isonipecotic acid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Isonipecotic acid
Skeletal formula of isonipecotic acid Ball-and-stick model
CAS number 498-94-2 YesY
PubChem 3773
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C6H11NO2
Molar mass 129.16 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 N (verify) (what is: YesY/N?)
Infobox references

Isonipecotic acid is a heterocyclic compound which acts as a GABAA receptor partial agonist.[1]

It consists of a piperidine ring with a carboxylic acid moiety in the iso position (and as such is also known as "4-piperidinecarboxylic acid").


  1. ^ Mortensen M, Kristiansen U, Ebert B, Frølund B, Krogsgaard-Larsen P, Smart TG (June 2004). "Activation of single heteromeric GABA(A) receptor ion channels by full and partial agonists". The Journal of Physiology 557 (Pt 2): 389–413. doi:10.1113/jphysiol.2003.054734. PMC 1665090. PMID 14990676.