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L-Aspartic acid


Product overview

  • Name
    L-Aspartic acid
  • Short description
    Endogenous NMDA receptor agonist
  • Biological description
    Endogenous NMDA receptor agonist. Plays role in purine and pyrimidine synthesis. Displays similar activity to D-aspartic acid.
  • Alternative names
    H-Asp-OH, Asparagic acid, L-Asparaginic acid, L-aspartate, Asparaginic acid, L-Asparagic acid, (2S)-Aspartic acid
  • Biological action
  • Citations


  • Chemical name
    L-Aminosuccinic acid
  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    L-Aspartic acid  [56-84-8]
  • Molecular Formula
  • CAS Number

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature
  • Solubility overview
    soluble in NaOH(aq) (100mM)
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.

References for L-Aspartic acid

  • Structure/activity relations of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor ligands as studied by their inhibition of [3H]D-2-amino-5-phosphonopentanoic acid binding in rat brain membranes.

    Olverman HJ et al (1988) Neuroscience 26(1) : 17-31.
    PubMedID: 2901691
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