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Ibotenic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Ibotenic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.385.231
D23.946.587.475
Unique ID
D007051
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007051
Scope Note
A neurotoxic isoxazole (similar to KAINIC ACID and MUSCIMOL) found in AMANITA mushrooms. It causes motor depression, ataxia, and changes in mood, perceptions and feelings, and is a potent excitatory amino acid agonist.
Pharm Action
Excitatory Amino Acid Agonists
Registry Number
2552-55-8
CAS Type 1 Name
5-Isoxazoleacetic acid, alpha-amino-2,3-dihydro-3-oxo-
Previous Indexing
Ammonium Compounds (1973-1975)
Mushrooms (1973-1975)
Oxazoles (1973-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under OXAZOLES 1976-90
History Note
91(76); was see under OXAZOLES 1976-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/18
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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