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|Molar mass||267.17 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||98 to 99 °C (208 to 210 °F; 371 to 372 K) |
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-Bromo-DMT (5-bromo-N,N-dimethyltryptamine) is a brominated indole alkaloid found in certain[specify] marine invertebrates. It is the 5-bromo derivative of DMT, a psychedelic found in many plants and animals. Animal studies on 5-bromo-DMT showed that it produces effects suggestive of sedative and antidepressant activity.
This compound is soluble in ethanol and methanol. It has been found in Verongula rigida (0.00142% dry wt.) along with 5,6-diBr-DMT (0.35% dry wt.) and seven other alkaloids. 5-Br-DMT caused significant reduction of locomotor activity in the rodent FST model (suggested to indicate a potential sedative action). It did not show any antidepressant activity in either test.
The synthesis and description on the subjective effects of 5-Br-DMT ingestion in humans has been reported. Melting point of the freebase from hexanes is reported to be 99-102.3°C The compound was reported to be psychoactive at 20-50 mg via vaporization with mild psychedelic-like activity. This is the first report of human ingestion.
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