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Compound Summary for: CID 4652

Fenclonine

Also known as: 4-Chlorophenylalanine; 4-Chloro-DL-phenylalanine; 7424-00-2; DL-p-Chlorophenylalanine; p-chlorophenylalanine
Molecular Formula: C9H10ClNO2   Molecular Weight: 199.6342   InChIKey: NIGWMJHCCYYCSF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A selective and irreversible inhibitor of tryptophan hydroxylase, a rate-limiting enzyme in the biosynthesis of serotonin (5-HYDROXYTRYPTAMINE). Fenclonine acts pharmacologically to deplete endogenous levels of serotonin.   From: MeSH
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