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Mesh term alpha-Amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic Acid

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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.

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