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NIMH Code: M-910
Compound Name: S-(+)-[2-(Diphenyl)methanesulfinyl]acetamide
Alternative Name: 2-[(S)-benzhydrylsulfinyl]acetamide
Abbreviation: S-(+)-Modafinil
CAS: 112111-47-4
Molecular Formula: C15H15NO2S
Biological Activity: (S)-(+) enantiomer of Modafinil
References: Pristinzano, T.; Podobinski, J.; Tidgewell, K.; Luo, M.; Swenson, D. Tetrahedron: Asymmetry 2004, 15, 1053-1058. Loland, C.J.; Mereu, M.; Okunola, O.M.; Cao, J.; Prisinzano, T.E.; Mazier, S.; Kopajtic, T.; Shi, L.; Katz, J.L.; Tanda, G.; Newman, A.H., Biol. Psych., 2012, 72, 405-413.
Comments: DEA Schedule IV controlled substance.
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Structure of M-910
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