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5,7-Dihydroxytryptamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
5,7-Dihydroxytryptamine
Tree Number(s)
D03.633.100.473.914.201.263
Unique ID
D015116
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015116
Scope Note
Tryptamine substituted with two hydroxyl groups in positions 5 and 7. It is a neurotoxic serotonin analog that destroys serotonergic neurons preferentially and is used in neuropharmacology as a tool.
Entry Term(s)
3-(2-Aminoethyl)-1H-indole-5,7-diol
5,7-Dihydroxytryptamine Creatine Sulfate
Pharm Action
Serotonin Agents
Registry Number
31363-74-3
CAS Type 1 Name
1H-Indole-5,7-diol, 3-(2-aminoethyl)-
Previous Indexing
Tryptamines (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under DIHYDROXYTRYPTAMINES 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under DIHYDROXYTRYPTAMINES 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2016/05/27
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