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L-Theanine

Synonym: Nγ-Ethyl-L-glutamine, L-Glutamic acid γ-(ethylamide), Suntheanine

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InChI Key   DATAGRPVKZEWHA-YFKPBYRVSA-N

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Theanine is able to bind to AMPA, kainite, and NMDA glycine receptors in rat cortical neurons but with less affinity than glutamic acid. It has been studied as a glutamate transport inhibitor, preventing glutamate uptake by M5076 ovarian sarcoma-bearing mouse cells and increasing the effect of doxorubicin on tumor growth in M5076 mice.

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Theanine is an amino acid analog of glutamine, found in green tea.

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