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Muscimol (5-Aminomethyl-3-hydroxyisoxazole, 5-(Aminomethyl)-3(2H)-isoxazolone)


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A potent but toxic structural analogue of g-aminobutyric acid (GABA), with a zwitterionic structure that can cross the blood-brain barrier.
Catalog #M5020
Melting Point >146°C (dec.)
Solubility Water
Storage and StabilityMay be stored at RT for short-term only. Long-term storage is recommended at -20°C. For maximum recovery of product, centrifuge the original vial prior to removing the cap.
CAS Number2763-96-4
Molecular FormulaC4H6N2O2
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 names5-Aminomethyl-3-hydroxyisoxazole, 5-(Aminomethyl)-3(2H)-isoxazolone

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