1. Membrane Transporter/Ion Channel
    Neuronal Signaling
  2. GABA Receptor
  3. Vigabatrin

Vigabatrin (Synonyms: γ-Vinyl-GABA)

Cat. No.: HY-15399 Purity: ≥98.0%
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Vigabatrin (γ-Vinyl-GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA vinyl-derivative, is an orally active and irreversible GABA transaminase inhibitor. Vigabatrin is an antiepileptic agent, which acts by increasing GABA levels in the brain by inhibiting the catabolism of GABA by GABA transaminase.

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Vigabatrin Chemical Structure

Vigabatrin Chemical Structure

CAS No. : 68506-86-5

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Description

Vigabatrin (γ-Vinyl-GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA vinyl-derivative, is an orally active and irreversible GABA transaminase inhibitor. Vigabatrin is an antiepileptic agent, which acts by increasing GABA levels in the brain by inhibiting the catabolism of GABA by GABA transaminase[1][2][3].

In Vitro

A significant increase in seizure threshold is observed following systemic (i.p.) administration of high (600 or 1200 mg/kg) doses of Vigabatrin. Bilateral microinjection of Vigabatrin (10 μg) into either the anterior or posterior substantia nigra pars reticulata (SNr) also increased seizure threshold, but less markedly than systemic treatment. Focal delivery into the subthalamic nucleus (STN) increased seizure threshold more markedly than either intranigral or systemic administration of Vigabatrin[1].

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In Vivo

Vigabatrin inhibits the uptake of taurine in Caco-2 and MDCK cells to 34% and 53%, respectively, at a concentration of 30 mM. In Caco-2 cells the uptake of Vigabatrin under neutral pH conditions is concentration-dependent and saturable with a Km-value of 27 mM. Vigabatrin is able to inhibit the uptake of taurine in intestinal and renal cell culture models[2].

MCE has not independently confirmed the accuracy of these methods. They are for reference only.

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Molecular Weight

129.16

Formula

C₆H₁₁NO₂

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SMILES

C=CC(N)CCC(O)=O

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Powder -20°C 3 years
4°C 2 years
In solvent -80°C 6 months
-20°C 1 month
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H2O : 50 mg/mL (387.12 mM; Need ultrasonic)

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Concentration Solvent Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 7.7423 mL 38.7117 mL 77.4233 mL
5 mM 1.5485 mL 7.7423 mL 15.4847 mL
10 mM 0.7742 mL 3.8712 mL 7.7423 mL
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Keywords:

Vigabatrinγ-Vinyl-GABAGABA ReceptorGamma-aminobutyric acid Receptorγ-Aminobutyric acid ReceptorGABAantiepilepticγ-aminobutyricacidbraintransaminaseTauTInhibitorinhibitorinhibit

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