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D-Aspartic acid is an endogenous NMDA receptor agonist with similar activity to the L-isomer. Also a non-metabolizable substrate for EAA uptake systems. Modulates melatonin synthesis in the pineal gland.
L-isomer also available.
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References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.
Hashimoto et al (1997) Free D-aspartate and D-serine in the mammalian brain and periphery. Prog.Neurobiol. 53 325 PMID: 9247969
Ishio et al (1998) D-Aspartate modulates melatonin synthesis in rat pinealocytes. Neurosci.Lett. 249 143 PMID: 9682837
Olverman et al (1988) Structure/activity relations of NMDA receptor ligands as studied by their inhibition of 3H-D-AP5 binding in rat brain membranes. Neuroscience 26 17 PMID: 2901691
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Citations are publications that use Tocris products. Selected citations for D-Aspartic acid include:
Cai and Ford (2018) DA Cells Differentially Regulate Striatal Cholinergic Transmission across Regions through Corelease of DA and Glutamate. Cell Rep 25 3148 PMID: 30540946
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