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Compound Name: 5,6-Dihydroxyindole
NIMH Code: D-509
Alternative Name:
Indications: catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor
Package Sizes:
References: J. D. Benigni and R. L. Minnis, The syntheses of 5,6-dihydroxyindole and some of its derivatives, J. Heterocyclic Chem., 2, 387-392 (1965).
CAS: 3131-52-0
Molecular Formula: C8H7NO2
HBA: 2
HBD: 3
RotB: 0
PubChemID: 114683
AlogP: 1.5792
TPSA: 56.25
Activity: Catechol O-methyltransferase (COMT) inhibitor
Last Updated 2008-11-11 02:39 PM
Structure of D-509
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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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