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-Aminobutyric Acid


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An important inhibitory neurotransmitter. The foods contain -aminobutyric acid (GABA) at an amount that shows immediate effect of suppressing autonomic nerve activity related to blood pressure increase. Reacts with isothiocyanates to produce thioureas which have antifungal activity.
Catalog #167305
Melting Point196-198°C (dec.)
CAS Number56-12-2
Molecular FormulaC4H9NO2
Molecular Weight103.12
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names4-Aminobutanoic cid; 3-Carboxypropylamine; 4-Aminobutyric Acid; Aminalon; GABA; Gaballon; Gamarex; Gammalon; Gammalone; Gammar; Gammasol; Mielogen; Mielomade; NSC 27418; NSC 32044; NSC 45460; NSC 51295; Oryza GABA Extract HC 90; Pharma-GABA 20S; Pharmaga

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