Cat. No. 0808

Vigabatrin C6H11NO2

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Alternative Name: (±)-γ-Vinyl GABA

Chemical Name: 4-Aminohexenoic acid

Biological Activity

Selective GABA-T (transaminase) inhibitor. Anticonvulsant.

Technical Data

Soluble to 100 mM in water
>98 %
Desiccate at +4°C

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References are publications that support the products' biological activity.

Schmid et al (1996) Vigabatrin modulates benzodiazepine receptor activity in vivo: a positron emission tomography study in baboon. J.Pharmacol.Exp.Ther. 276 977. PMID: 8786578.

Halonen et al (1991) Effects of vigabatrin (γ-vinyl GABA) on neurotransmission-related amino acids and on GABA and benzodiazepine receptor binding in rats. Epilepsia 32 242. PMID: 1672276.

Larsson et al (1986) Differential effect of gamma-vinyl GABA and valproate on GABA transaminase from cultured neurones and astrocytes. Neuropharmacology 25 617. PMID: 3092125.

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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for Vigabatrin include:

Héja et al (2009) Glutamate uptake triggers transporter-mediated GABA release from astrocytes. Stem Cells Dev 4 e7153. PMID: 19777062.

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