Cyanopindolol

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Cyanopindolol
Skeletal formula of cyanopindolol
Space-filling model of the cyanopindolol molecule
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(RS)-4-[3-(tert-Butylamino)-2-hydroxypropoxy]-1H-indole-2-carbonitrile
Identifiers
CAS Number 69906-85-0 YesY
ATC code none
PubChem CID 155346
IUPHAR/BPS 132
ChemSpider 136847 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL378501 N
Chemical data
Formula C16H21N3O2
Molar mass 287.36 g/mol
Chirality Racemic mixture
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Cyanopindolol is a drug related to pindolol which acts as both a β1 adrenoceptor antagonist and a 5-HT1A receptor antagonist. Its radiolabelled derivative iodocyanopindolol has been widely used in mapping the distribution of beta adrenoreceptors in the body.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hoyer, D.; Engel, G. (1983). "Binding of 125I-cyanopindolol to beta-1-adrenoceptors in a high and low affinity state". Journal of Receptor Research 3 (1-2): 45–59.