"Fusaric Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A picolinic acid derivative isolated from various Fusarium species. It has been proposed for a variety of therapeutic applications but is primarily used as a research tool. Its mechanisms of action are poorly understood. It probably inhibits DOPAMINE BETA-HYDROXYLASE, the enzyme that converts dopamine to norepinephrine. It may also have other actions, including the inhibition of cell proliferation and DNA synthesis.
- Fusaric Acid
- Acid, Fusaric
- 5-Butyl-2-pyridinedicarboxylic Acid
- 5 Butyl 2 pyridinedicarboxylic Acid
- Acid, 5-Butyl-2-pyridinedicarboxylic
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