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alpha Amino 3 hydroxy 5 methyl 4 isoxazolepropionic Acid

An Ibotenic Acid homolog and glutamate agonist. The compound is the defining agonist for the AMPA subtype of Glutamate Receptors (Receptors, AMPA). It has been used as a Radionuclide Imaging agent but is more commonly used as an experimental tool in Cell biological studies.