Parameter: domoic acid

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domoic acid
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domoic acid
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An L-proline derivative produced by the diatomic algal genus of Pseudo-nitzschia and other related species that is L-proline substituted by a carboxymethyl group at position 3 and a 6-carboxyhepta-2,4-dien-2-yl group at position 4. It is an analogue of kainic acid and is the neurotoxin associated with amnesic shellfish poisoning (ASP). CHEBI:34727