Cinanserin

Cinanserin

Cinanserin
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(2E)-N-(2-{[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]thio}phenyl)-3-phenylacrylamide
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Chemical data
Formula C20H24N2OS 
Mol. mass 340.482 g/mol
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Cinanserin (INN) is a 5-HT2A and 5-HT2C receptor antagonist which was discovered in the 1960s.[1]

The preparation is effective against an atypical pneumonia (SARS).[2]

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References

  1. ^ Neuman RS, Zebrowska G (December 1992). "Serotonin (5-HT2) receptor mediated enhancement of cortical unit activity". Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology 70 (12): 1604–9.  
  2. ^ http://jvi.asm.org/cgi/content/abstract/79/11/7095