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Tryptamine Properties

Tryptamine

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Description

 

Tryptamine is a monoamine alkaloid found in plants, fungi, and animals. It is based around the indole ring structure, and is chemically related to the amino acid tryptophan, from which its name is derived. Tryptamine is found in trace amounts in the brains of mammals and is believed to play a role as a neuromodulator or neurotransmitter.

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to Orange Crystalline Powder
Boiling Point 378.76 °C
CAS Number 61-54-1
Density 1.15 g/cm3
EINECS Number 200-510-5
HS Code 29339990
IUPAC Name 2-(1H-Indol-3-yl)Ethanamine
InChI 1S/C10H12N2/c11-6-5-8-7-12-10-4-2-1-3-9(8)10/h1-4,7,12H,5-6,11H2
InChIKey APJYDQYYACXCRM-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Main Hazards Irritant
Melting Point 113-116 °C
Molar Mass 160.21 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H12N2
RTECS Number NL4020000
Synonyms (Amino-2 Ethyl)-3 Indole;(Amino-2ethyl)-3indole;3-(2-Aminoethyl)-Indol;3-Indoleethylamine;Beta-(3-Indolyl)Ethylamine;Indol-3-Ethylamine;Indole, 3-(2-Aminoethyl)-;Tryptamin
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