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2-Aminoadipic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
2-Aminoadipic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.081.337.052.075
D12.125.119.075
Unique ID
D015074
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015074
Scope Note
A metabolite in the principal biochemical pathway of lysine. It antagonizes neuroexcitatory activity modulated by the glutamate receptor, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE; (NMDA).
Entry Term(s)
2 Aminoadipic Acid
2-Aminohexanedioic Acid
alpha-Aminoadipic Acid
Pharm Action
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Registry Number
1K7B1OED4N
Related Numbers
542-32-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Hexanedioic acid, 2-amino-
Previous Indexing
Adipic Acids (1969-1975)
Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic (1974-1975)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AMINO ACIDS, DICARBOXYLIC 1976-90
History Note
91(76); was see under AMINO ACIDS, DICARBOXYLIC 1976-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/21
Revision Date
2013/07/08
2-Aminoadipic Acid Preferred
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