Domoic Acid - CAS 14277-97-5

Domoic Acid(Cat No.: R056495) is a naturally occurring toxin produced by certain species of marine microalgae, such as Pseudo-nitzschia spp., and causes Amnesic Shellfish Poisoning (ASP) in humans and wildlife when consumed via contaminated shellfish or other seafood. Domoic acid is a potent neurotoxin that can cause damage to the brain and nervous system, leading to symptoms such as vomiting, diarrhea, confusion, seizures, and in severe cases, coma or death.

Catalog Number: R056495

CAS Number: 14277-97-5

PubChem Substance ID:355163468

Molecular Formula: C15H21NO6

Molecular Weight:311.33

Purity: ≥95%

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Synonyms(2S,3S,4S)-2-Carboxy-4-[(1Z,3E,5R)-5-carboxy-1-methyl-1,3-hexadien-1-yl]-3-pyrrolidineacetic Acid; (-)-Domoic Acid; L-Domoic Acid; NSC 288031;


Molecular Formula: C15H21NO6
Molecular Weight311.33
Target:Kainate Receptors
SolubilitySoluble to 50 mM in sterile water
StorageDesiccate at -20°C

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Name(2S,3S,4S)-4-[(2Z,4E,6R)-6-carboxyhepta-2,4-dien-2-yl]-3-(carboxymethyl)pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid