NIMH Chemical Synthesis and Drug Supply Program

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Compound Name: (±)-Tetrabenazine
NIMH Code: T-901
Alternative Name: (±)-1,3,4,6,7,11b-Hexahydro-9,10-dimethoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2H-benzo[a]quinoline; Ro-1-9569; Xenazine
Indications: Dopamine depleting agent; antipsychotic; antidyskinetic
Package Sizes:
References: M. J. O'Neil, Ed., The Merck Index, 13th Edition, Monograph 9258, p 1639 (2001).
CAS: 58-46-8
Molecular Formula: C19H27NO3
HBA: 4
HBD: 0
RotB: 4
PubChemID: 6018
AlogP: 3.3272
TPSA: 38.77
Activity: Affinity Labels; Anti-Dyskinesia Agent; Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitor
Last Updated 2006-08-10 09:26 AM
Structure of T-901
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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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