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NIMH Code: I-906
Compound Name: (R)-2-Isopropylpentanoic acid
Alternative Name: (2R)-2-propan-2-ylpentanoic acid
PubChemID: 10197756
CAS: 247182-94-1
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2
Biological Activity: (R)-enantiomer of non-teratogenic constitutional isomer of the anticonvulsant drug valproic acid.
References: Shimshoni, J. A.; Bialer, M.; Wlodarczyk, B.; Finnell, R. H.; Yagen, B. J. Med. Chem. 2007, 50, 6419-6427. Spiegelstein, O.; Bialer, M.; Radatz, M.; Nau, H.; Yagen, B. Chirality 1999, 11, 645-650.
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Structure of I-906
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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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