L-Homocysteinesulfinic acid

≥98% (TLC)

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≥98% (TLC)

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H Sugiyama et al.
Neuron, 3(1), 129-132 (1989-07-01)
Three major subtypes of glutamate receptors that are coupled to cation channels are known. Recently an additional subtype that is coupled to G proteins and stimulates inositol phospholipid metabolism (the metabotropic glutamate receptor) has been proposed. The pharmacological characteristics of...
L-homocysteine sulfinic acid and L-homocysteic acid stimulate phosphoinositide hydrolysis in rat cortical neurons.
Qi Shi et al.
Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1003, 461-463 (2003-12-20)
D P Froman et al.
Biology of reproduction, 74(3), 487-491 (2005-11-18)
In previous work, variation in sperm mobility phenotype was attributed to the proportion of ejaculated fowl sperm containing dysfunctional mitochondria. In the present work, latent mitochondrial dysfunction was inferred from patterns of sperm egress from the oviduct's sperm-storage tubules. In...
Homocysteic acid, an endogenous agonist of NMDA-receptor: release, neuroactivity and localization.
M Cuénod et al.
Advances in experimental medicine and biology, 203, 253-262 (1986-01-01)
M Bouvier et al.
The Journal of physiology, 444, 441-457 (1991-12-01)
1. The effect of sulphur-containing analogues of glutamate and aspartate on the membrane current of glial cells was studied by whole-cell clamping Müller cells isolated from the salamander retina. 2. L-Cysteic acid (CA), L-cysteinesulphinic acid (CSA), L-homocysteic acid (HCA), L-homocysteinesulphinic...

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