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beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine

Known as: 2-amino-3(methylamino)propionic acid, L-BMAA, beta-methylamino-L-alanine 
National Institutes of Health

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2015
2015
AbstractThe neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) has been reported in cyanobacteria and shellfish, raising concerns about… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
Several groups of microorganisms are capable of producing toxins in aquatic environments. Cyanobacteria are prevalent blue green… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Background Dietary exposure to the cyanotoxin BMAA is suspected to be the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the Western… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
&bgr;-N-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) is a nonprotein amino acid produced by diverse species of free-living cyanobacteria found in… 
Review
2012
Review
2012
Sharks are among the most threatened groups of marine species. Populations are declining globally to support the growing demand… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Antagonists of serotonin 6 (5-HT6) receptors have been reported to enhance cognition in animal models of learning, although this… 
1999
1999
Thymidylate synthase (TS), the key enzyme in de novo synthesis of thymidine, is an important target for antitumour chemotherapy… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Abstract: β‐N‐Methylamino‐l‐alanine (BMAA) is a neuro‐toxic plant amino acid that has been implicated in the pathogenesis of the… 
1991
1991
beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (L-BMAA) is an excitotoxin whose neurodegenerative effects are associated with its agonist…