Cat. No. 2538
Chemical Name: 3-(Methylamino)-L-alanine hydrochloride
Biological ActivityNeurotoxic glutamate agonist originally isolated from Cycas circinalis. Implicated in the pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-Parkinsonism-dementia complex of Guam (Guam ALS-PD).
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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.
Weiss et al (1989) Neurotoxicity of β-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) and β-N-oxalylamino-L-alanine (BOAA) on cultured cortical neurons. Brain Res. 497 64. PMID: 2551452.
Vega et al (1968) The preparation of L- and D-α-amino-β<-methylaminopropionic acids and the identification of the compound isolated from Cycas circinalis as the L-isomer. Phytochemistry 7 1885.
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