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Substance Name: Alanine, 3-(p-chlorophenyl)-, hydrochloride, DL-
RN: 51274-82-9
InChIKey: PFOCEDBJFKVRHU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A selective and irreversible inhibitor of tryptophan hydroxylase, a rate-limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of serotonin (5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE). Fenclonine acts pharmacologically to deplete endogenous levels of serotonin.

Classification Code

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent

Molecular Formula

  • C9-H10-Cl-N-O2.Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 236.097
 
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Names and Synonyms

Synonyms

  • DL-3-(p-Chlorophenyl)alanine hydrochloride
  • DL-p-Chlorophenylalanine hydrochloride

Systematic Name

  • Alanine, 3-(p-chlorophenyl)-, hydrochloride, DL-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 51274-82-9

Related Registry Number

  • 7424-00-2 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0051274829

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C9-H10-Cl-N-O2.Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C9-H10-Cl-N-O2
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C9H10ClNO2.ClH/c10-7-3-1-6(2-4-7)5-8(11)9(12)13;/h1-4,8H,5,11H2,(H,12,13);1H

InChIKey

PFOCEDBJFKVRHU-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C([C@@H](Cc1ccc(Cl)cc1)[NH3+])(O)=O.[ClH-]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LDLo unreported 400mg/kg (400mg/kg)   Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal Vol. 8, Pg. 663, 1974.