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5,6-Dihydroxytryptamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
5,6-Dihydroxytryptamine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.473.914.201.259
Unique ID
D015115
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015115
Scope Note
Tryptamine substituted with two hydroxyl groups in positions 5 and 6. It is a neurotoxic serotonin analog that destroys serotonergic neurons preferentially and is used in neuropharmacologic research.
Entry Term(s)
3-(2-Aminoethyl)indole-5,6-diol
Pharm Action
Serotonin Agents
Registry Number
W2QY253O8S
Related Numbers
5090-36-8
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-Indole-5,6-diol, 3-(2-aminoethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Tryptamines (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under TRYPTAMINES 1975-77
History Note
78(75); was see under TRYPTAMINES 1975-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/27
Revision Date
2016/05/27
5,6-Dihydroxytryptamine Preferred
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