Cat. No. 0344
Chemical Name: γ-Aminobutyric acid
Biological ActivityEndogenous inhibitory neurotransmitter. Caged RuBi GABA is also available (Cat. No. 3400).
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All Tocris products are intended for laboratory research use only.
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Johnston (1996) GABAC receptors: relatively simple transmitter-gated ion channels? TiPS 17 319. PMID: 8885697.
Malcangio and Bowery (1996) GABA and its receptors in the spinal cord. TiPS 17 457. PMID: 9014500.
Decavel and van den Pol (1990) GABA: a dominant transmitter in the hypothalamus. J.Comp.Neurol. 302 1019. PMID: 2081813.
Curtis et al (1970) GABA, bicuculline and central inhibition. Nature 226 1222. PMID: 4393081.
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for GABA include:
David-Pereira (2017) The medullary dorsal reticular nucleus as a relay for descending pronociception induced by the mGluR5 in the rat infralimbic cortex. Neuroscience 349 341. PMID: 28300633.
Lecat-Guillet et al (2017) FRET-based sensors unravel activation and allosteric modulation of the GABAB receptor. Cell Chem Biol 24 (3) 360. PMID: 28286129.
Selten et al (2016) Increased GABAB receptor signaling in a rat model for schizophrenia Scientific Reports 6 34240. PMID: 27687783.
Chanda et al (2014) Generation of induced neuronal cells by the single reprogramming factor ASCL1. Eur J Neurosci 3 282. PMID: 25254342.
Xia et al (2014) Regulation of action potential waveforms by axonal GABAA receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons. PLoS One 9 e100968. PMID: 24971996.
Fuchs et al (2013) GABA(A) receptors can initiate the formation of functional inhibitory GABAergic synapses. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 38 3146. PMID: 23909897.
Ring et al (2012) GABA maintains the proliferation of progenitors in the developing chick ciliary marginal zone and non-pigmented ciliary epithelium. PLoS One 7 e36874. PMID: 22590629.
Sciolino et al (2012) Voluntary exercise offers anxiolytic potential and amplifies galanin gene expression in the locus coeruleus of the rat. Behav Brain Res 233 191. PMID: 22580167.
Atherton et al (2008) Autonomous initiation and propagation of action potentials in neurons of the subthalamic nucleus. J Physiol 586 5679. PMID: 18832425.
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