Kainic Acid

Manufacturer Tocris Bioscience.
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  • Application Area: Neuron Activation

"Kainic acid is better and easier to use than pilocarpine. However, the concentration is hard to adjust and it is too expensive for a small amount."

Review date: 13 Dec 2012 | Kainic Acid
Kainic Acid is a selective agonist of kainite receptors. It is also a potent excitant and neurotoxin.

Chemical Name: (2S,3S,4S)-Carboxy-4-(1-methylethenyl)-3-pyrrolidineacetic acid
M.Wt: 213.23
Formula: C10H15NO4
Solubility: Soluble to 25nM in water
Purity: >98%
Storage: Store at room temperature