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Compound Name: SKF-83959 Hydrobromide
NIMH Code: S-706
Alternative Name: (±)-6-Chloro-7,8-dihydroxy-3-methyl-1-(3-methylphenyl)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydro-(1H)-3-benazepine Hydrobromide
Indications: dopamine D1 receptor agonist
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References: D. Wirtshafter and C. V. Osborn, The atypical dopamine D1 receptor agonist SKF 83959 induces striatal Fos expression in rats, Eur. J. Pharmacol., 528, 88-94 (2005); A. R. Cools, L. Lubbers, R. V. van Oosten and G. Andringa, SKF 83959 is an antagonist of dopamine D1-like receptors in the prefrontal cortex and nucleus accumbens: a key to its antiparkinsonian effect in animals?, Neuropharmacol., 42, 237-245 (2002); G. Andringa, B. Drukarch, J. E. Leysen, A. R. Cools and J. C. Stoof, The alleged dopamine D1 receptor agonist SKF 83959 is a dopamine D1 receptor antagonist in primate cells and interacts with other receptors, Eur. J. Pharmacol., 364, 33-41 (1999).
CAS: 80751-85-5
Molecular Formula: C18H21BrClNO2
HBA: 4
HBD: 2
RotB: 1
PubChemID: 133538
AlogP: 3.2027159
TPSA: 43.7
Activity: Dopamine D1 receptors agonist; dopamine-sensitive adenylyl cyclase inhibitor
Last Updated 2008-11-11 03:01 PM
Structure of S-706
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