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NIMH Code: T-508
Compound Name: 2,3,4-Trihydroxy-DL-phenylalanine
Alternative Name: 2-amino-3-(2,3,4-trihydroxyphenyl)propanoic acid
Abbreviation: DL-2-Hydroxy-DOPA, DL-6-Hydroxy-DOPA
PubChemID: 22326275
CAS: 61201-45-4
Molecular Formula: C9H11NO5
Biological Activity: Neurotoxic DOPA metabolite
References: Skaper, S. D.; Facci, L.; Schiavo, N.; Vantini, G.; Moroni, F.; Toso, R. D.; Leon, A., J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther., 1992, 263, 1440-1446. Rapp, P.; Kumagai, H.; Yamada, H.; Ueno, T.; Fukami, H., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 1975, 64, 241-247.
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Structure of T-508
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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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