GABA analogue

γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA)

A GABA analogue is a compound which is an analogue or derivative of the neurotransmitter gamma-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) (the IUPAC of which is 4-aminobutanoic acid).

Many GABA analogues are used as drugs, especially as anticonvulsants, sedatives, and anxiolytics

List of GABA analoguesEdit

DeaminatedEdit

3- or 4-HydroxylatedEdit

β-SubstitutedEdit

CyclizedEdit

GABA prodrugsEdit

Others/miscellaneousEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ John Scott Werry; Michael G. Aman (29 June 2013). Practitioner’s Guide to Psychoactive Drugs for Children and Adolescents. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 415–. ISBN 978-1-4899-0086-9.