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gamma-Aminobutyric Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.114.500.350
D12.125.190.350
Unique ID
D005680
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005680
Scope Note
The most common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.
Entry Term(s)
4-Aminobutanoic Acid
4-Aminobutyric Acid
Aminalon
Aminalone
GABA
Gammalon
Lithium GABA
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, Calcium Salt (2:1)
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, Hydrochloride
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, Monolithium Salt
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, Monosodium Salt
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid, Zinc Salt (2:1)
Pharm Action
GABA Agents
Registry Number
56-12-2
Related Numbers
31075-51-1
5959-35-3
6610-05-5
70582-09-1
92138-11-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Butanoic acid, 4-amino-
NLM Classification #
QU 60
Previous Indexing
Aminobutyric Acids (1966-1974)
See Also
GABA Agents
Receptors, GABA
Public MeSH Note
2001; see GABA 1979-2001, see AMINOBUTYRIC ACIDS 1975-1978, see AMINOBUTYRIC ACID 1963-1974
History Note
2001(1975); use AMINOBUTYRIC ACIDS 1966-1974
Entry Combination
agonists:GABA Agonists
antagonists & inhibitors:GABA Antagonists
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid Preferred
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