S-(4-hydroxybenzyl)glutathione was isolated as the major principle responsible for the inhibition of the in vitro binding of kainic acid to brain glutamate receptors by water extracts of the plant Gastrodia elata. The affinity (IC50 value) of the compound is slightly lower compared to glutamate and glutathione.
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The record was previously connected to the following departments: Department of Dermatology and Venereology (Lund) (013006000), Organic chemistry (S/LTH) (011001240)
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