BRL-44408

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BRL-44408
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Identifiers
  • 2-[(4,5-Dihydro-1H-imidazol-2-yl)methyl]-2,3-dihydro-1-methyl-1H-isoindole
CAS Number
PubChem CID
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC13H17N3
Molar mass215.300 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • N2CCN=C2CN(C1C)Cc3c1cccc3
  • InChI=1S/C13H17N3/c1-10-12-5-3-2-4-11(12)8-16(10)9-13-14-6-7-15-13/h2-5,10H,6-9H2,1H3,(H,14,15) ☒N
  • Key:SGOFAUSEYBZKDQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N ☒N
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BRL-44408 is a drug used in scientific research which acts as a selective antagonist for the α2A adrenoreceptor.[1] It has been suggested as having potential therapeutic application in the treatment of extrapyramidal side effects produced by some antipsychotic medications.[2]

References

  1. ^ Alberts P (January 1993). "Subtype classification of presynaptic alpha 2-adrenoceptors". General Pharmacology. 24 (1): 1–8. doi:10.1016/0306-3623(93)90003-g. PMID 8387042.
  2. ^ Imaki J, Mae Y, Shimizu S, Ohno Y (April 2009). "Therapeutic potential of alpha2 adrenoceptor antagonism for antipsychotic-induced extrapyramidal motor disorders". Neuroscience Letters. 454 (2): 143–7. doi:10.1016/j.neulet.2009.03.001. PMID 19429072.

External links

  • Media related to BRL-44408 at Wikimedia Commons