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NIMH Code: B-704
Compound Name: (S)-(-)-5-(1,3-Dimethylbutyl)-5-ethylbarbituric Acid
Alternative Name: Diberal
Abbreviation: (S)-(-)-DMBB
PubChemID: 12830098
CAS: 24016-64-6
Molecular Formula: C12H20N2O3
Biological Activity: Sedative, hypnotic
References: Hansch, Corwin; Anderson, Susan M. J. Med. Chem., 1967, 10, 745-753. Lohse, M. J.; Klotz, K. N.; Jakobs, K. H.; Schwabe, U. J Neurochem., 1985, 45, 1761-1770. K. C. Rice, Synthesis and absolute configuration of (R)-(+)- and (S)-(-)-5-(1,3-dimethylbutyl)-5-ethylbarbituric acid, J. Org. Chem., 47, 3617-3622 (1982).
Comments: Schedule III controlled substance.
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Structure of B-704
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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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