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beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine

Known as: 2-amino-3(methylamino)propionic acid, L-BMAA, beta-methylamino-L-alanine 
 
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2015
2015
AbstractThe neurotoxin β-N-methylamino-l-alanine (BMAA) has been reported in cyanobacteria and shellfish, raising concerns about… Expand
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Several groups of microorganisms are capable of producing toxins in aquatic environments. Cyanobacteria are prevalent blue green… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Background Dietary exposure to the cyanotoxin BMAA is suspected to be the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in the Western… Expand
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2009
2009
A nuclear magnetic resonance (1H NMR) method for the determination of beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (L-BMAA) in environmental… Expand
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Antagonists of serotonin 6 (5-HT6) receptors have been reported to enhance cognition in animal models of learning, although this… Expand
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1998
1998
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that is characterized by a loss of motor neurons… Expand
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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… Expand
1992
1992
Thirteen poly-gamma-glutamates derived from several novel antifolates have been synthesized by a convergent route. The syntheses… Expand
1991
1991
beta-N-methylamino-L-alanine (L-BMAA) is an excitotoxin whose neurodegenerative effects are associated with its agonist… Expand
1990
1990
We now report that the action of β-N-Methylamino-L-alanine (L-BMAA) is not restricted to N-methyl-D-apartate (NMDA) receptors but… Expand