5-Methylindole

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5-Methylindole[1]
Skeletal formula of 5-methylindole
Ball-and-stick model of the 5-methylindole molecule
Names
IUPAC name
5-Methyl-1H-indole
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.009.456
Properties
C9H9N
Molar mass 131.174 g/mol
Melting point 58 to 61 °C (136 to 142 °F; 331 to 334 K)
Related compounds
Related compounds
Indole
1-Methylindole
2-Methylindole (methylketol)
Skatole (3-methylindole)
4-Methylindole
6-Methylindole
7-Methylindole
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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5-Methylindole is an irritating organic compound with chemical formula C9H9N. 5-Methylindole is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of compounds with a variety of pharmacological properties, such as staurosporine-like bisindole inhibitors of protein kinases.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 5-Methylindole ChemExper Chemical Directory. Accessed 1 September 2005.
  2. ^ Hanns Martin Kaiser; Wei Fun Lo; Abdol Majid Riahi; Anke Spannenberg; Matthias Beller & Man Kin Tse (2006). "New Synthetic Protocols for the Preparation of Unsymmetrical Bisindoles". Org. Lett. 8 (25): 5761–5764. doi:10.1021/ol062338p. PMID 17134266. 

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