PMID: 7932524Sep 16, 1994Paper

Synthesis and biological activity of 3-[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl]-5-[(1,1-dioxo-5-methyl-1,2,5-thiadiazolidin- 2-yl)-methyl]-1H-indole and analogues: agonists for the 5-HT1D receptor

Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
J L CastroR J Hargreaves


A novel series of 5-(1,1-dioxo-1,2,5-thiadiazolidin-2-yl)tryptamines was designed, synthesized, and evaluated as 5-HT1D receptor agonists. Compounds such as 8d,f,k were identified which had comparable affinity, potency, and receptor selectivity to that of the antimigraine drug sumatriptan. Both 8d,k were found to be well absorbed in the rat with oral bioavailabilities of 66% and 62%, respectively. Additionally, 8d was found to be selective over other non-serotonergic receptors and exhibited relatively low central nervous system penetration.


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