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NIMH Code: H-509
Compound Name: 4-Methylhistidine hydrochloride
Alternative Name: 2-amino-3-(5-methyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl)propanoic acid
PubChemID: 10773449
CAS: 166331-05-1
Molecular Formula: C7H12ClN3O2
Biological Activity: Histidine analog
References: Mackay, D.; Shepherd, D. M., Br. J. Pharmacol. Chemother., 1960, 15, 552-556. Trout, G.E., J. Med. Chem., 1972, 15, 1259-1261.
Comments: CAS Number is for the racemic HCl salt; PubChem ID is for the racemic base
Last Updated 2021-02-23 03:45 PM
Structure of H-509
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