Discontinued Product

Quisqualamine (Cat. No. 0381) has been withdrawn from sale for commercial reasons.
Description: Weak GABAA agonist
Chemical Name: 3,5-Dioxo-1,2,4-oxadiazolidine-2-aminoethane
Literature (2)

Biological Activity for Quisqualamine

The α-decarboxylated product of quisqualic acid; shows activity at GABAA receptors.

Technical Data for Quisqualamine

M. Wt 145.12
Storage Store at RT
CAS Number 68373-11-5

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References for Quisqualamine

References are publications that support the biological activity of the product.

Evans et al (1978) Quisqualamine, a novel GABA-related amino acid. J.Pharm.Pharmacol. 30 364 PMID: 26767

Blake et al (1993) Actions of Quisqualamine and homoquisqualamine in the neonatal rat spinal cord in vitro. J.Physiol. 459 479P

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GABA Receptors Scientific Review

GABA Receptors Scientific Review

Written by Ian Martin, Norman Bowery and Susan Dunn, this review provides a history of the GABA receptor, as well as discussing the structure and function of the various subtypes and the clinical potential of receptor modulators; compounds available from Tocris are listed.

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