Title: Befloxatone
CAS Registry Number: 134564-82-2
CAS Name: (5R)-5-(Methoxymethyl)-3-[4-[(3R)-4,4,4-trifluoro-3-hydroxybutoxy]phenyl]-2-oxazolidinone
Manufacturers' Codes: MD-370503
Molecular Formula: C15H18F3NO5
Molecular Weight: 349.30
Percent Composition: C 51.58%, H 5.19%, F 16.32%, N 4.01%, O 22.90%
Literature References: Reversible monoamine oxidase type A (MAO-A) inhibitor. Prepn: F. X. Jarreau et al., EP 424244; eidem, US 5036091 (1990, 1991 both to Delalande). Pharmacology: D. Caille et al., J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 277, 265 (1996). Biochemical profile: O. Curet et al., ibid. 253. Structure-activity study: J. Wouters et al., Bioorg. Med. Chem. 7, 1683 (1999). Review of clinical pharmacology: P. Rosenzweig et al., J. Affective Disord. 51, 305-312 (1998).
Properties: Crystals from ethanol + isopropyl ether, mp 101°. [a]D20 -11.5° (c = 1 in methylene chloride).
Melting point: mp 101°
Optical Rotation: [a]D20 -11.5° (c = 1 in methylene chloride)
Therap-Cat: Antidepressant.
Keywords: Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor; Antidepressant; Phenyloxazolidinones.
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Befloxatone structure.svg
CAS number 134564-82-2 N
PubChem 60824
ChemSpider 54811 YesY
KEGG D02563 N
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C15H18F3NO5
Molar mass 349.30233
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Befloxatone (MD-370,503) is a reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase A.[1][2]