Systematic (IUPAC) name
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CAS number  YesY
ATC code ?
ChemSpider  YesY
Chemical data
Formula C19H20F3N3 
Mol. mass 347.377 g/mol

BHF-177 is a compound used in scientific research which acts as a positive allosteric modulator at the GABAB receptor.[1] It was shown to reduce self-administration of nicotine in animal studies.[2]


  1. ^ Guery, S; Floersheim, P; Kaupmann, K; Froestl, W (2007). "Syntheses and optimization of new GS39783 analogues as positive allosteric modulators of GABAB receptors". Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 17 (22): 6206–11.  
  2. ^ Paterson NE, Vlachou S, Guery S, Kaupmann K, Froestl W, Markou A (2008). "Positive Modulation of GABAB Receptors Decreased Nicotine Self-administration and Counteracted Nicotine-induced Enhancement of Brain Reward Function in Rats". J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 326 (1): 306–14.