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3-Methyl-GABA is a potent activator of GABA aminotransferase with anticonvulsant activity.

Product information

CAS Number: 1216629-00-3

Molecular Weight: 522.59

Formula: C20H30N2O10S2

Chemical Name: bis(4-amino-3-methylbutanoic acid); naphthalene-1,5-disulfonic acid

Smiles: CC(CC(O)=O)CN.CC(CC(O)=O)CN.OS(=O)(=O)C1=CC=CC2C1=CC=CC=2S(O)(=O)=O


InChi: InChI=1S/C10H8O6S2.2C5H11NO2/c11-17(12,13)9-5-1-3-7-8(9)4-2-6-10(7)18(14,15)16;2*1-4(3-6)2-5(7)8/h1-6H,(H,11,12,13)(H,14,15,16);2*4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)

Technical Data

Appearance: Solid Power

Purity: ≥98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Solubility: To be determined

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical or refer to Certificate of Analysis

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and -20 oC for 1 year or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Shelf Life: ≥12 months if stored properly.

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 oC for 1 month or refer to the Certificate of Analysis.

Drug Formulation: To be determined

HS Tariff Code: 382200


  1. R B Silverman, et al. 3-Alkyl-4-aminobutyric acids: the first class of anticonvulsant agents that activates L-glutamic acid decarboxylase. J Med Chem. 1991 Jul;34(7):2295-8.
  2. Z. YANG, et al. MOLECULAR INTERACTIONS OF GABA ANALOGUES AGAINST THE α+β-INTERFACE OF GABAARECEPTOR: DOCKING AND MOLECULAR DYNAMICS STUDIES. Digest Journal of Nanomaterials and Biostructures, Vol. 10, No. 3, July -September 2015.

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