Overview

  • Product name
    β-Alanine
  • Description
    Endogenous glycine agonist
  • Biological description
    Full glycine agonist. Endogenous mammalian neurotransmitter released by Ca2+ dependent mechanisms. Transported by GAT-2 and GAT-3 with high affinity (IC50 values are 66 and 110 μM, respectively). Blood-brain barrier permeable.
  • Purity
    > 98%

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References

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  • Tiedje KE  et al. Beta-alanine as a small molecule neurotransmitter. Neurochem Int 57:177-88 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20540981) »
  • Faust MR  et al. Azetidine derivatives as novel gamma-aminobutyric acid uptake inhibitors: synthesis, biological evaluation, and structure-activity relationship. Eur J Med Chem 45:2453-66 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 20219271) »
  • Ericson M  et al. beta-Alanine elevates dopamine levels in the rat nucleus accumbens: antagonism by strychnine. Amino Acids 38:1051-5 (2010). Read more (PubMed: 19543795) »

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