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Muscimol MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Muscimol
Tree Number(s)
D03.383.129.462.470
D23.946.587.587
Unique ID
D009118
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009118
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Agarin
Pantherine
Pharm Action
GABA-A Receptor Agonists
Registry Number
2763-96-4
CAS Type 1 Name
3(2H)-Isoxazolone, 5-(aminomethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Mycotoxins (1967-1978)
Oxazoles (1966-1978)
Toxins (1966)
See Also
Receptors, GABA-A
Public MeSH Note
86; was see under OXAZOLES 1979-85
History Note
86(79); was see under OXAZOLES 1979-85
Date Established
1986/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/03
Revision Date
2016/05/31
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