1020023

USP

γ-Aminobutyric acid

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
3-Carboxypropylamine, GABA, Piperidinic acid, 4-Aminobutanoic acid, Piperidic acid
Linear Formula:
NH2(CH2)3COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
103.12
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
906818
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

mp

195 °C (dec.) (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

NCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H9NO2/c5-3-1-2-4(6)7/h1-3,5H2,(H,6,7)

InChI key

BTCSSZJGUNDROE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.
For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

storage_class_code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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