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Chemical Muscimol

Name Muscimol
CAS Type 1 Name 3(2H)-Isoxazolone, 5-(aminomethyl)-
Equivalent Terms Agarin | Pantherine
CAS Registry Number 2763-96-4
Definition A neurotoxic isoxazole isolated from species of AMANITA. It is obtained by decarboxylation of IBOTENIC ACID. Muscimol is a potent agonist of GABA-A RECEPTORS and is used mainly as an experimental tool in animal and tissue studies.
Structure Muscimol
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MeSH® ID D009118
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2. ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Toxins, Biological Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Mycotoxins Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Muscimol Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Muscimol Has associated genes Has associated diseases
  dihydromuscimol
  isomuscimol
  N-methylmuscimol
  N,N-dimethylmuscimol
  N,N-dimethylthiomuscimol
  thiomuscimol