KAINIC ACID

a neuroexcitatory compound used in research to destroy brain tissue in experimental animals .

KAINIC ACID: "Kainic Acid is a neuro-excitatory compound derived from the red seaweed."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "KAINIC ACID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/kainic-acid/ (accessed November 23, 2017).
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