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2-Amino-5-phosphonovalerate

"2-Amino-5-phosphonovalerate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The D-enantiomer is a potent and specific antagonist of NMDA glutamate receptors (RECEPTORS, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE). The L form is inactive at NMDA receptors but may affect the AP4 (2-amino-4-phosphonobutyrate; APB) excitatory amino acid receptors.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "2-Amino-5-phosphonovalerate" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "2-Amino-5-phosphonovalerate" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 54 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1990 and 2000
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.