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Compound Name: Kawain
NIMH Code: K-501
Alternative Name: 6-Styryl-4-methoxy-5,6-dihydro-2H-pyran-2-one, 5,6-Dihydro-4-methoxy-6-[(1E)-2-phenylethenyl]-2H-pyran-2-one
Indications: anticonvulsant; anti-anxiety agent
Package Sizes:
References: M. J. O'Neil, Ed., (The) Merck Index, 13th Edition, Monograph 5305, p 946 (2001).
CAS: 1635-33-2
Molecular Formula: C14H14O3
HBA: 2
HBD: 0
RotB: 3
PubChemID: 5369129
AlogP: 2.5176
TPSA: 35.53
Activity: Anticonvulsant; Anti-Anxiety Agent
Last Updated 2008-11-11 02:49 PM
Structure of K-501
About The Program

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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