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Compound Name: 6-Chloro-2-methylmelatonin
NIMH Code: C-536
Alternative Name: N-[2-(6-Chloro-5-methoxy-2-methylindol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide; N-[2-(6-Chloro-5-methoxy-2-methyl-1H-indol-3-yl)ethyl]acetamide
Indications: Melatonin receptor antagonist
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References: Flaugh, M. E.; Clemens, J. A., US Patent 4,087,444 (May 2, 1978). Flaugh, M. E. ; Crowell, T. A.; Clemens, J. A.; Sawyer, B. D., J. Med. Chem., 1979, 22, 63-69.
CAS: 63762-89-0
Molecular Formula: C14H17ClN2O2
HBA: 3
HBD: 2
RotB: 4
PubChemID: 20355585
AlogP: 1.6233
TPSA: 54.12
Activity: Melatonin receptor antagonist
Last Updated 2021-02-17 01:43 PM
Structure of C-536
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Since 1959, the NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program has synthesized and distributed novel research chemicals, psychoactive drugs, and compounds that are unavailable from commercial sources to the scientific community working on research relevant to mental health.

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