Cat. No. 0209
Chemical Name: 2-Aminoethylsulfonic acid
Biological ActivityOne of the most abundant free amino acids in the brain. A partial agonist at the inhibitory glycine receptor.
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Keywords: Taurine, supplier, Non-Selective, endogenous, glycine, receptor, partial, agonists, GlyR, Glycine, Receptors, inhibitory, amino, acid