GABA

Cat. No. 0344

GABA C4H9NO2 [56-12-2]

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Chemical Name: γ-Aminobutyric acid

Biological Activity

Endogenous inhibitory neurotransmitter. Caged RuBi GABA is also available (Cat. No. 3400).

Technical Data

M.Wt:
103.12
Formula:
C4H9NO2
Solubility:
Soluble to 100 mM in water
Storage:
Store at RT
CAS No:
56-12-2

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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:

Xia et al (2014) Regulation of action potential waveforms by axonal GABAA receptors in cortical pyramidal neurons. PLoS One 9 e100968. PMID: 24971996.

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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