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Substance Name: N-Methyl-D-aspartic acid
RN: 6384-92-5
UNII: 1903B9Q6PI
InChIKey: HOKKHZGPKSLGJE-GSVOUGTGSA-N

Note

  • An amino acid that, as the D-isomer, is the defining agonist for the NMDA receptor subtype of glutamate receptors (RECEPTORS, NMDA).

Molecular Formula

  • C5-H9-N-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 147.129
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Agonists
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • N-Methyl-D-aspartic acid

Name of Substance

  • Aspartic acid, N-methyl-
  • Methyl aspartic acid
  • N-Methyl aspartic acid
  • N-Methylaspartate
  • NMDA

MeSH Heading

  • N-Methylaspartate

Synonyms

  • 3-04-00-01522 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BRN 1724431
  • N-Methyl-D-aspartate
  • N-Methyl-D-aspartic acid
  • N-Methylaspartate
  • NMDA
  • UNII-1903B9Q6PI

Systematic Name

  • D-Aspartic acid, N-methyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 6384-92-5

FDA UNII

  • 1903B9Q6PI

System Generated Number

  • 0006384925

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C5H9NO4/c1-6-3(5(9)10)2-4(7)8/h3,6H,2H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m1/s1

InChIKey

HOKKHZGPKSLGJE-GSVOUGTGSA-N

Smiles

C([C@H](C(O)=O)NC)C(O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 137mg/kg (137mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 269, Pg. 573, 1994.