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5-Methoxytryptamine



5-Methoxytryptamine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-(5-Methoxy-1H-indol-3-yl)ethanamine
Identifiers
CAS number 608-07-1
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PubChem 1833
Chemical data
Formula C11H14N2O 
Mol. mass 190.242 g/mol
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5-Methoxytryptamine, also known as mexamine or meksamin, is a methylated derivative of serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine). It is also the de-acetylated derivative of melatonin. 5-Methoxytryptamine is believed to be a potentiator of some hypnotics and sedatives.

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