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Quisqualic Acid

"Quisqualic Acid" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Quisqualic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Quisqualic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 22 publications over 9 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 1990
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