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NIMH Code: M-504
Compound Name: alpha-Methylserotonin hydrogen oxalate
Alternative Name: 3-(2-aminopropyl)-1H-indol-5-ol hydrogen oxalate
Abbreviation: alpha-Methyl-5-HT
PubChemID: 2107
CAS: 304-52-9
Molecular Formula: C13H16N2O5
Biological Activity: Serotonin 5-HT2B agonist
References: Helfman, C. C.; Anderson, G. F.; Barraco, R. A., Neurosci. Lett., 1995, 189, 65-68. Sourkes, T. L.; Montine, T. J.; Missala, K., Prog. Neuro-Psychopharmacol. Biol. Psych., 1990, 14, 829-832.
Comments: CAS Number and PubChem ID are for the base
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Structure of M-504
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