Agmatine

Known as: 4-(Aminobutyl)guanidine, 1-Amino-4-guanidinobutane, 1-amino-4-guanidobutane 
Decarboxylated arginine, isolated from several plant and animal sources, e.g., pollen, ergot, herring sperm, octopus muscle.
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Review
2008
Review
2008
l-Arginine (Arg) is synthesised from glutamine, glutamate, and proline via the intestinal-renal axis in humans and most other… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Agmatine is an endogenous neuromodulator that, based on animal studies, has the potential for new drug development. As an… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
This study investigated the involvement of 5-HT(1) and 5-HT(2) receptors in the antidepressant-like effect of agmatine in the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
The process of arginine-dependent extreme acid resistance (XAR) is one of several decarboxylase-antiporter systems that protects… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Antagonists of glutamate receptors of the N-methyl-d-aspartate subclass (NMDAR) or inhibitors of nitric oxide synthase (NOS… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
We investigated in rat hippocampus neurons whether 4-(aminobutyl)guanidine (agmatine), formed by decarboxylation of L-arginine by… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
Arginine is one of the most versatile amino acids in animal cells, serving as a precursor for the synthesis not only of proteins… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Agmatine, decarboxylated arginine, is a metabolic product of mammalian cells. Considering the close structural similarity between… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
We sought to determine whether agmatine (decarboxylated arginine), a bacterial product recently discovered for the first time in… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
Clonidine, an antihypertensive drug, binds to alpha 2-adrenergic and imidazoline receptors. The endogenous ligand for imidazoline… (More)
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