PMID: 6737435Jul 1, 1984

Catechol derivatives of 6-aminobenzocycloheptene: assessment of dopaminergic effects

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
J G CannonJ R Flynn


The title compounds were prepared as congeners of the dopaminergically potent 2-amino-5,6-dihydroxytetralin series ("A-5,6-DTN"). None of the variously nitrogen-substituted benzocycloheptenes demonstrated any dopamine-like effects in a variety of assays. The primary amine had alpha 1-adrenoceptor stimulant effects. This lack of dopaminergic effect parallels the inactivity found in 6-aminobenzocycloheptenes bearing no oxygen substitutents, those bearing a single phenolic group, and those bearing a resorcinol 1,3-diphenolic substitution pattern.


Apr 1, 1985·Medicinal Research Reviews·C Kaiser, T Jain

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