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Kainic acid

Kainic acid is an acid present in some algae. It is analogue to glutamate. more...

  • Chemical name : (2-Carboxy-4-isopropenyl-3-pyrrolidinyl)-acetic acid monohydrate

2-Carboxy-3-carboxymethyl-4-isopropenyl-pyrrolidine more...

Applications of Kainic Acid

  • antiworming agent
  • neuroscience research
    • neurodegenerative agent
    • modeling of epilepsy
    • modeling of Alzheimers disease


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Kainic-Acid-Induced Neurodegeneration: Protective Mechanisms Of Nitrone Antioxidants
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Anticonvulsive and Free Radical Scavenging Activities of Gastrodia elata B1. in Kainic Acid-Treated Rats
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Propofol administration reduces hippocampal neuronal damage induced by kainic acid in rats
The goal of this study was to determine whether propofol has protective effect against kainic acid (KA)induced excitotoxicity. Administration of propofol ...
Vertigo and motion sickness. Part I: vestibular anatomy and physiology
Abstract Control of the symptoms of vertigo and motion sickness requires consideration of the neurophysiology of areas both intrinsic and extrinsic ...
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