Overview

  • Product name

    Kainic acid (mM/ml), Prototypic kainate receptor agonist
  • Description

    Prototypic kainate receptor agonist. 1 ml water soluble pack.
  • Alternative names

    • Kainate
  • Biological description

    Prototypic agonist at the kainate class of ionotropic glutamate receptors. Potent excitant and neurotoxin, used to model epilepsy and neurodegenerative states.

    Soluble in 1 ml water to give specified mM/ml concentration. Find out more.
  • Purity

    > 99%
  • CAS Number

    487-79-6
  • Chemical structure

    Chemical Structure

Properties

  • Chemical name

    (2S,3S,4S)-3-(Carboxymethyl)-4-(prop-1-en-2-yl)pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid
  • Molecular weight

    213.23
  • Molecular formula

    C10H15NO4
  • Storage instructions

    Store at +4°C. Store under desiccating conditions. The product can be stored for up to 12 months.
  • Solubility overview

    Soluble in 1ml of water to give specified mM/ml concentration
  • Handling

    Wherever possible, you should prepare and use solutions on the same day. However, if you need to make up stock solutions in advance, we recommend that you store the solution as aliquots in tightly sealed vials at -20°C. Generally, these will be useable for up to one month. Before use, and prior to opening the vial we recommend that you allow your product to equilibrate to room temperature for at least 1 hour.

    Need more advice on solubility, usage and handling? Please visit our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for more details.

  • SMILES

    CC(=C)[C@H]1CNC([C@H]1CC(=O)O)C(=O)O
  • Source

    Digenea simplex

  • Research areas

Images

  • Immunocytochemistry/ Immunofluorescence analysis of microglial cells in the stratum radiatum of the CA1 region of the hippocampus of CX3CR1egfp/+ mice in control conditions (left) or 48 hours after status epilepticus (SE) induced by intra-peritoneal injection of kainate (right). Each image is a maximum intensity z-projection of 31 confocal slices for a total thickness of 12 µm.

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