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NIMH Code: H-902
Compound Name: 2-(5-Hydroxy-1H-indol-3-ylmethyl)thiazolidine-4-carboxylic Acid potassium salt
Alternative Name:
Abbreviation: 5-HITCA potassium salt
CAS: 876743-48-5
Molecular Formula: C13H13KN2O3S
Biological Activity: Serotonin metabolite
References: Singh, S.; Dryhurst, G., J. Med. Chem., 1992, 35, 2667-2672. Jin, C.; Burgess, J. P.; Gopinathan, M. B.; Brine, G. A., Tetrahedron Lett., 2006, 47, 943-946.
Comments: The available compound is a 2.5:1 mixture of the (2R,4R) and (2S,4R) diastereisomers. CAS Number is for (R)-isomer
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Structure of H-902
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