N-acetylaspartate

Known as: N-acetyl-L-aspartate, Acetylaspartatic Acid, NAA 
The acetylated form of aspartic acid synthesized in the mitochondria of neurons from aspartic acid and acetyl-coenzyme A. Although highly… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
Jasmonates (JAs) [Jasmonic acid (JA) and methyl jasmonates (MeJAs)] are known to take part in various physiological processes… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE Axonal degeneration is the likely cause of disease progression in multiple sclerosis (MS). Our previous results… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The brain is unique among organs in many respects, including its mechanisms of lipid synthesis and energy production. The nervous… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Canavan's disease (CD) is a fatal, hereditary disorder of CNS development that has been linked to mutations in the gene for the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Previous magnetic resonance imaging studies of posttraumatic stress disorder reported hippocampal volume loss. The… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE Anterior cingulate dysfunction has been implicated in the pathophysiology of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
OBJECTIVE To quantitate the extent of neuronal cell loss in MS via the whole brain's N-acetylaspartate (NAA) concentration (WBNAA… (More)
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Review
1995
Review
1995
N-Acetyl aspartate (NAA) is the second most abundant amino acid in the human brain. NAA is synthesized by L-aspartate N-acetyl… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
N-Acetylaspartate (NAA), which constitutes the major proportion of the dominant resonance in proton MR spectra of brain, is… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
N-acetylaspartate (NAA) is one of the most prevalent compounds in the mammalian nervous system. As such, NAA largely contributes… (More)
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