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NIMH Code: H-515
Compound Name: beta-(5-Hydroxy-3-benzo[b]thienyl)-alpha-aminopropionic acid
Alternative Name: 2-amino-3-(5-hydroxy-1-benzothiophen-3-yl)propanoic acid
Abbreviation: 3-(5-Hydroxy-3-benzo(b)thienyl)alanine
PubChemID: 32334
CAS: 24358-04-1
Molecular Formula: C11H11NO3S
Biological Activity: Inhibitor of DOPA decarboxylase
References: Campaigne, E.; Dinner, A., J. Med. Chem., 1970, 13, 1205-1208. Bosin, T.R.; Baldwin, J.R.; Maickel, R.P., Biochem. Pharmacol., 1978, 27, 1289-1291.
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Structure of H-515
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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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