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NIMH Code: D-520
Compound Name: 2,4-Dihydroxy-beta-phenethylamine hydrochloride
Alternative Name: 4-(2-aminoethyl)benzene-1,3-diol
Abbreviation: 2-hydroxytyramine
PubChemID: 150962
CAS: 2039-62-5
Molecular Formula: C8H12ClNO2
Biological Activity: Positional isomer of dopamine
References: Kappe, T.; Armstrong, M., J. Med. Chem., 1965, 8, 368-374. Orosz, D.; Cohen, G., Eur. J. Pharmacol., 1987, 136, 441-444.
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Structure of D-520
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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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