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V8261 Sigma

(±)-Vigabatrin

Synonym: (±)-γ-Vinyl-GABA, (±)-4-Aminohexenoic acid, (R,S)-4-Amino-5-hexenoic acid

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Properties

Related Categories Approved Therapeutics/Drug Candidates, Bioactive Small Molecule Alphabetical Index, Bioactive Small Molecules, Cell Biology, Cell Signaling and Neuroscience,
InChI Key   PJDFLNIOAUIZSL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
originator   Lundbeck
Gene Information   human ... GABBR1(2550), GABBR2(9568), GABRA1(2554), GABRA2(2555), GABRA3(2556), GABRA4(2557), GABRA5(2558), GABRA6(2559), GABRB1(2560), GABRB2(2561), GABRB3(2562)

Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

Irreversible GABA transaminase inhibitor. Increases intracellular concentration of GABA in nerve endings; possesses antiepileptic activity.

Packaging

10, 50 mg in poly bottle

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This compound is featured on the GABA Transporters, GABAA Receptors and Glutamate/GABA Synthesis and Metabolism pages of the Handbook of Receptor Classification and Signal Transduction. To browse other handbook pages, click here.

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Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. V8261.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 & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
MP7745000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Articles

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Neuroscience

The nervous system, comprised of the brain and spinal cord (central nervous system, or CNS) and network of nerves that connects the CNS to the rest of the body (peripheral nervous system, or PNS) is ...
Keywords: Bioactive small molecules, Central Nervous System, Diseases, Metabolism, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Neuroscience, Neurotransmission, Neurotransmitters

Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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