hydroxybutyrate


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hydroxybutyrate

/hy·droxy·bu·ty·rate/ (-bu´tĭ-rāt) a salt or anionic form of hydroxybutyric acid.
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VAS: Visual analog scale; IL-18: Interleukin-18; CK: Creatine kinase; AST: Aspartate aminotransferase; ALT: Alanine aminotransferase; LDH: Lactate dehydrogenase; HBDH: Hydroxybutyrate dehydrogenas.
Crotonic acid assay is an easy and common spectrophotometric assay of microbial poly- hydroxybutyrate.
Sodium oxybate is the sodium salt of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), an endogenous neurotransmitter synthesized from gamma aminobutyric acid, and is also known as the "date rape" drug.
Like a similar drug from Jazz Pharmaceuticals called Xyrem, JZP-6 is a form of gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), a chemical that has gained notoriety as a date-rape drug.
Illegal forms of the drug's active ingredient, the sedative gamma hydroxybutyrate or GHB, have been used as club drugs and in the commission of date rapes, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
HAS TERMINATED ITS Sodium Gamma Hydroxybutyrate development and supply agreement with Jazz Pharmaceuticals.
The agent, more commonly known as gamma hydroxybutyrate, or GHB, entered the U.
Gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a neuroactive substance that is currently used clinically under the name sodium oxybate (brand name Xyrem[R]), for the treatment of nareolepsy, and its use is being investigated for the treatment of other causes of excessive daytime sleepiness.
Gamma hydroxybutyrate became widely known on the rave scene in the 1990s.
Generation I club drugs were defined as cocaine and LSD; generation II club drugs included methylenedioxymethamphetamine (also known as Ecstasy), metham-phetamine, gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), Rohypnol, ketamine.
Findings from experimental studies are discussed for drugs including cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana, nicotine, gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB)--the "date rape" drug, and organic solvents.
Whilst the woman was upstairs he poured the some of the drink into a jug and spiked it with GHB - gamma hydroxybutyrate.