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Definition of "kainic" []

  • Of or pertaining to kainic acid or its derivatives (adjective)

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Use "kainic" in a sentence
  • "Alsidium coralinum was tested by HPLC, and kainic acid was found to be present."
  • "The high selectivity of this process, when combined with the mild reaction conditions, allowed the researchers to perform similar reactions on a broad range of molecules-including a highly efficient synthesis of the natural product kainic acid analog, a chemical that can bind to glutamate receptors within neuronal cells."
  • "Status epilepticus induced by intra-amygdala kainic acid (KA) caused extensive neuronal death within the ipsilateral hippocampal CA3 region."