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NIMH Code: T-902
Compound Name: (+)-(2R,3R,11bR)-9-O-Desmethyl-alpha-dihydrotetrabenazine
Alternative Name: (2R,3R,11bR)-10-methoxy-3-(2-methylpropyl)-2,3,4,6,7,11b-hexahydro-1H-benzo[a]quinolizine-2,9-diol
Abbreviation: (+)-(2R,3R,11bR)-9-O-Desmethyl-alpha-DTBZ
PubChemID: 53487027
CAS: 956903-21-2
Molecular Formula: C18H27NO3
Biological Activity: Starting material for synthesis of carbon-11 labeled (+)-alpha-dihydrotetrabenazine ([11C]DTBZ)
References: Kilbourn, M. R., Med. Chem. Res., 1994, 5, 113-126. Kilbourn, M. R.; Lee, L. C.; Heeg, M. J.; Jewett, D. M., Chirality, 1997, 9, 59-62.
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Structure of T-902
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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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