Oxalyldiaminopropionic acid

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Oxalyldiaminopropionic acid
Stereo, skeletal formula of oxalyldiaminopropionic acid (S)
Identifiers
Abbreviations
  • BOAA
  • ODAP
  • β-ODAP
CAS number 7554-90-7 N, 5302-45-4 (S) YesY
PubChem 2360, 440259 (S)
ChemSpider 2270 N
KEGG C04209 N
MeSH oxalyldiaminopropionic+acid
ChEBI CHEBI:16399 N
3DMet B00693
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Properties
Molecular formula C5H8N2O5
Molar mass 176.13 g mol−1
Related compounds
Related compounds Beta-Methylamino-L-alanine
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Oxalyldiaminopropionic acid (ODAP), a structural analogue of the neurotransmitter glutamate, is the neurotoxin responsible for lathyrism.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ravindranath, V. (2002). "Neurolathyrism: Mitochondrial dysfunction in excitotoxicity mediated by L-β-oxalyl aminoalanine". Neurochemistry International 40 (6): 505–509. doi:10.1016/S0197-0186(01)00121-8. PMID 11850107.