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NIMH Code: K-501
Compound Name: Kawain
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
Abbreviation: 4-methoxy-2-[(E)-2-phenylethenyl]-2,3-dihydropyran-6-one
PubChemID: 5369129
CAS: 1635-33-2
Molecular Formula: C14H14O3
Biological Activity: Anticonvulsant; anxiolytic
References: Chua, H.C.; Christensen, E.T.H.; Hartiadi, L.Y.; Ramzan, I.; Absalom, N.L.; Chebib, M.; Hoestgaard-Jensen, K.; Jensen, A.A., Plos One, 2016, 11, 0157700.
Last Updated 2021-03-01 08:43 AM
Structure of K-501
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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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