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H9633 Sigma

L-Homocysteic acid

Synonym: L-2-Amino-4-sulfobutyric acid

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Description

Packaging

1 g in poly bottle

25, 100, 250 mg in poly bottle

Application

L-Homocysteic acid has been used to study hydrogen peroxide-mediated changes in physiological and pathological conditions in the nervous system.

Biochem/physiol Actions

L-Homocysteic acid (L-HCA) is an endogenous neurotransmitter ligand of NMDA (N-methyl-D-aspartate) receptors. It is an analog of glutamate and competitively suppresses glutamate-cystine (xc-) antiporter function in neurons, causing decrease in cysteine uptake.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. H9633.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

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Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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