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NIMH Code: D-503
Compound Name: 2-Methyl-6-hydroxydopamine hydrobromide
Alternative Name: 2-(2'-Methyl-3',4',6'-trihydroxyphenyl)ethylamine hydrobromide
Abbreviation: 5-(2-aminoethyl)-6-methylbenzene-1,2,4-triol
PubChemID: 71371555
CAS: 60059-14-5
Molecular Formula: C9H14BrNO3
Biological Activity: Catecholaminergic neurotoxin
References: Borchardt, R. T.; Reid, J. R.; Thakker, D. R.; Liang, Y. O.; Wightman, R. W.; Adams, R. N., J. Med. Chem., 1976, 19, 1201-1209. Heikkila, R.E., Catecholamines: Basic Clin. Front., Proc. Int. Catecholamine Symp., 4th, 1979, 2, 1381-1383.
Comments: PubChem ID is for the base
Last Updated 2021-02-19 08:00 AM
Structure of D-503
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