kynurenic acid

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kynurenic acid

[¦kin·yə¦ren·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C10H7O3N A product of tryptophan metabolism found in the urine of mammals.
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Inhibitors of kynurenrie hydroxylase and kynureniase increase cerebral formation of kynurenate and have sedative and anti-convulsant activities.
As in vertebrates, this synaptic potential is a glutamatergic AMPA-like response, as it is blocked by CNQX and kynurenate (Hochner et al.
Other phytochemical compounds include kynurenates, citric, malic and oxalic acid [6], saponins, crystals of calcium oxalate, and trace minerals.