Oxalyldiaminopropionic acid

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Oxalyldiaminopropionic acid
Stereo, skeletal formula of oxalyldiaminopropionic acid (S)
Names
IUPAC name
3-[(Carboxycarbonyl)amino]alanine
Other names
  • Dencichin
  • β-Oxalylaminoalanine
  • β-N-Oxalyl-α,β-diaminopropionic acid
Identifiers
3DMet B00693
Abbreviations
  • BOAA
  • ODAP
  • β-ODAP
7554-90-7 N
5302-45-4 (S) N
ChEBI CHEBI:16399 N
ChemSpider 389238 N
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C04209 N
MeSH oxalyldiaminopropionic+acid
PubChem 2360
440259 (S)
Properties
C5H8N2O5
Molar mass 176.13 g·mol−1
Related compounds
Related compounds
Beta-Methylamino-L-alanine
Except where noted otherwise, data is 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.