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CAS number 140853-58-3 YesY
ATC code ?
PubChem CID 126589
ChemSpider 112474 N
Chemical data
Formula C13H17NO2 
Mol. mass 219.279 g/mol
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Dimemebfe (N,N-dimethyl-2-(5-methoxybenzofuran-3-yl)ethanamine) is a compound which acts as an agonist for the 5-HT1A and 5-HT2 family of serotonin receptors. It is related in structure to the psychedelic tryptamine derivative 5-MeO-DMT, but with the indole nitrogen replaced by oxygen, making dimemebfe a benzofuran derivative. It is several times less potent as a serotonin agonist than 5-MeO-DMT and with relatively more activity at 5-HT1A, but still shows strongest effects at the 5-HT2 family of receptors.[1]


  1. ^ Tomaszewski, Z.; Johnson, M. P.; Huang, X.; Nichols, D. E. (1992). "Benzofuran bioisosteres of hallucinogenic tryptamines". Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 35 (11): 2061–2064. doi:10.1021/jm00089a017. PMID 1534585.