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Descriptor in English: Quisqualic Acid
Descriptor in Spanish: Ácido Quiscuálico
Descriptor in Portuguese: Ácido Quisquálico
Descriptor in French: Acide quisqualique
Entry term(s): Quisqualate
Tree number(s): D03.383.129.462.580.600
D12.125.755
Scope note: An agonist at two subsets of excitatory amino acid receptors, ionotropic receptors that directly control membrane channels and metabotropic receptors that indirectly mediate calcium mobilization from intracellular stores. The compound is obtained from the seeds and fruit of Quisqualis chinensis.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 91
DeCS UI: 29095
Descriptor UI: D016318
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1990/05/29
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Quisqualic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0024938
Scope note An agonist at two subsets of excitatory amino acid receptors, ionotropic receptors that directly control membrane channels and metabotropic receptors that indirectly mediate calcium mobilization from intracellular stores. The compound is obtained from the seeds and fruit of Quisqualis chinensis.
Preferred term Quisqualic Acid
Quisqualate - Narrower
Concept UI M0024937
Preferred term Quisqualate



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