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A5835 Sigma-Aldrich

γ-Aminobutyric acid

BioXtra, ≥99%

Synonym: 3-Carboxypropylamine, 4-Aminobutanoic acid, GABA, Piperidic acid, Piperidinic acid

  • CAS Number 56-12-2

  • Linear Formula NH2(CH2)3COOH

  • Molecular Weight 103.12

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 906818

  •  EC Number 200-258-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00008226

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24891025

  •  NACRES NA.26

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Properties

Related Categories Amino acids, Cell Biology, Functional Foods, Nutrition Research
InChI Key   BTCSSZJGUNDROE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Quality Level   200
product line   BioXtra
assay   ≥99%
impurities   <0.0005% Phosphorus (P)
  <0.1% Insoluble matter
ign. residue   <0.1%
mp   195 °C (dec.) (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 0.5 M at 20 °C, clear, colorless
anion traces   chloride (Cl-): <0.04%
  sulfate (SO42-): <0.05%
cation traces   Al: <5 mg/kg
  Ca: <20 mg/kg
  Cu: <5 mg/kg
  Fe: <5 mg/kg
  K: <50 mg/kg
  Mg: <50 mg/kg
  NH4+: <500 mg/kg
  Na: <50 mg/kg
  Pb: <10 mg/kg
  Zn: <5 mg/kg
Gene Information   human ... SLC6A1(6529), SLC6A11(6538), SLC6A12(6539)
rat ... Gabra1(29705), Gabra2(29706), Olr1750(294204), Slc6a1(79212), Slc6a12(50676)

Description

Application

γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a neurotransmitter used to study the biological and biochemical processes mediated via the GABA receptors, GABA A and GABA B.

Packaging

10 mg in autosample vial

Biochem/physiol Actions

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
ES6300000

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Characteristic Metabolites for Inborn Errors of Amino Acid Metabolism

Inborn errors of metabolism are caused by changes in specific enzymatic reactions and hundreds of different such alterations, which affect about 1 of every 5000 newborns, have been characterized. The...
Keywords: Indicators, Metabolism, Metabolites

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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