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NIMH Code: B-803
Compound Name: N-Bromoacetyltryptamine
Alternative Name:
PubChemID: 399698
CAS: 91720-86-4
Molecular Formula: C12H13BrN2O
Biological Activity: Cysteine-reactive ligand, alkylating reagent; reversible inhibitor of melatonin secretion in the pineal gland.
References: Khalil, E.M. ; Cole, P. A., J. Am. Chem. Soc., 1998, 120, 6195-6196. Zheng, W.; Schneibner, K. A. ; Ho, A. K. ; Cole, P. A. , Chem. Biol., 2001, 8, 379-389.
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Structure of B-803
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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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