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3468-18-6 - 4-(Aminomethyl)indole, 97% - 4-Indolemethylamine - H54963 - Alfa Aesar

H54963 4-(Aminomethyl)indole, 97%

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250mg 25.80
1g 93.00
5g 423.00
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4-(Aminomethyl)indole, 97%


Chemical Properties

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Soluble in ethanol, dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethyl formamide.


4-(Aminomethyl)indole is used as a reactant for preparation of dopamine receptor antagonists and for preparation of high-affinity ligands to α2δ subunit of voltage-gated calcium channels. It is used as a synthetic intermediate.


Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

G. P. Zhikhareva.; S. A. Rabinovich.; E. V. Maksakovskaya.; N. R. Dadasheva.; M. N. Lebedeva.; N. P. Kozyreva.; Vu. Tkhi Tuet.; Din Van Shi.; A. M. Shcherbakov. Synthesis and antimalarial activity of 2-styryl-4-(δ-diethylamino-α-methylbutylamino)-7-chloroquinazolines. Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal. 1990, 24 (10), 743-749.

M. V. Mezentseva.; I. S. Nikolaeva.; E. A. Golovanova.; A. N. Fomina. Synthesis and antiviral activity of 2-anilinomethyl derivatives of 5-hydroxyindole. Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal. 1990, 24 (10), 749-751.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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