4-Isoxazolepropanoic acid, alpha-amino-2,3-dihydro-5-methyl-3-oxo-
AMPA, (R)-Isomer, Monohydrobromide
AMPA, (S)-Isomer, Monohydrobromide
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.