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A5835 Sigma

γ-Aminobutyric acid

BioXtra, ≥99%

Synonym: 4-Aminobutanoic acid, GABA, Piperidic acid, Piperidinic acid

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Properties

Related Categories Amino Acid Library Collection, Amino acids, Cell Biology, Functional Foods, Metabolite Libraries and Collections,
InChI Key   BTCSSZJGUNDROE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99%
impurities   <0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
  <0.1% Insoluble matter
ign. residue   <0.1%
mp   195 °C (dec.)(lit.)
solubility   H2O: soluble0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): <0.04%
  sulfate (SO42-): <0.05%
cation traces   Al: <0.0005%
  Ca: <0.002%
  Cu: <0.0005%
  Fe: <0.0005%
  K: <0.005%
  Mg: <0.0015%
  NH4+: <0.05%
  Na: <0.005%
  Pb: <0.001%
  Zn: <0.0005%
Gene Information   human ... SLC6A1(6529), SLC6A11(6538), SLC6A12(6539)
rat ... Gabra1(29705), Gabra2(29706), Olr1750(294204), Slc6a1(79212), Slc6a12(50676)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Major inhibitory neurotransmitter in brain; GABAA and GABAB receptor agonist; increases Cl conductance.

Packaging

10 mg in autosample vial

Application

γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter used to study the biological and biochemical processes mediated via the GABA receptors, GABA A and GABA B.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
ES6300000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Characteristic Metabolites for Inborn Errors of Amino Acid Metabolism

Inborn errors of metabolism are caused by changes in specific enzymatic reactions and hundreds of different such alterations, which affect about 1 of every 5000 newborns, have been characterized. The...
Keywords: Indicators, Metabolism, Metabolites

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