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NIMH Code: M-908
Compound Name: (±)-2-[Di(phenyl)methanesulfinyl]acetamide
Alternative Name: 2-benzhydrylsulfinylacetamide
Abbreviation: (±)-Modafinil
PubChemID: 4236
CAS: 68693-11-8
Molecular Formula: C15H15NO2S
Biological Activity: Dopamine reuptake inhibitor with wakefulness-promoting activity
References: Teitelman, E. Am. J. Psychiatry. 2001, 158, 970-971. De Risi, C.; Ferraro, L.; Pollini, G.P.; Tanganelli, S., Valente, F.; Veronese, A.C., Bioorg. Med. Chem., 2008, 16, 9904-9910.
Comments: DEA Schedule IV controlled substance.
Last Updated 2021-03-03 08:37 AM
Structure of M-908
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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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