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Descriptor English: 3-Mercaptopropionic Acid
Descriptor Spanish: Ácido 3-Mercaptopropiónico
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácido 3-Mercaptopropiônico
Descriptor French: Acide 3-sulfanyl-propionique
Entry term(s): 3 Mercaptopropanoic Acid
3 Mercaptopropionic Acid
3-Mercaptopropanoic Acid
Acid, 3-Mercaptopropanoic
Acid, 3-Mercaptopropionic
beta Mercaptopropionate
beta-Mercaptopropionate
Tree number(s): D02.241.081.751.080
D02.886.489.520
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015097
Scope note: An inhibitor of glutamate decarboxylase. It decreases the GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID concentration in the brain, thereby causing convulsions.
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
Pharm Action: Convulsants
Enzyme Inhibitors
GABA Agents
Registry Number: B03TJ3QU9M
CAS Type 1 Name: Propanoic acid, 3-mercapto-
Previous Indexing: Propionates (1966-1977)
Sulfhydryl Compounds (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under SULFHYDRYL COMPOUNDS 1978-90
History Note: 91(78); was see under SULFHYDRYL COMPOUNDS 1978-90
DeCS ID: 8798
Unique ID: D015097
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/03/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
3-Mercaptopropionic Acid - Preferred
Concept UI M0023220
Scope note An inhibitor of glutamate decarboxylase. It decreases the GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID concentration in the brain, thereby causing convulsions.
Preferred term 3-Mercaptopropionic Acid
Entry term(s) 3 Mercaptopropanoic Acid
3 Mercaptopropionic Acid
3-Mercaptopropanoic Acid
Acid, 3-Mercaptopropanoic
Acid, 3-Mercaptopropionic
beta-Mercaptopropionate - Narrower
Concept UI M0023221
Preferred term beta-Mercaptopropionate
Entry term(s) beta Mercaptopropionate



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