AGN-2979
AGN-2979.svg
Clinical data
ATC code
  • None
Identifiers
  • 3-(3-Dimethylaminopropyl)-3-(3-methoxyphenyl)-4,4-dimethyl-piperidine-2,6-dione
CAS Number
PubChem CID
ChemSpider
UNII
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
Chemical and physical data
FormulaC19H28N2O3
Molar mass332.444 g·mol−1
3D model (JSmol)
  • O=C1NC(=O)CC(C1(c2cccc(OC)c2)CCCN(C)C)(C)C
  • InChI=1S/C19H28N2O3/c1-18(2)13-16(22)20-17(23)19(18,10-7-11-21(3)4)14-8-6-9-15(12-14)24-5/h6,8-9,12H,7,10-11,13H2,1-5H3,(H,20,22,23) checkY
  • Key:UJFNSGBGJMRZKS-UHFFFAOYSA-N checkY
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AGN-2979 is a glutarimide tryptophan hydroxylase activation inhibitor.[1][2] It shows antidepressant properties in rodent models of depression.[2]

References

  1. ^ Hasegawa S, Kanemaru K, Gittos M, Diksic M (October 2005). "The tryptophan hydroxylase activation inhibitor, AGN-2979, decreases regional 5-HT synthesis in the rat brain measured with alpha-[14C]methyl-L-tryptophan: an autoradiographic study". Brain Research Bulletin. 67 (3): 248–55. doi:10.1016/j.brainresbull.2005.07.009. PMID 16144662. S2CID 41905586.
  2. ^ a b Gittos MW, Papp M (October 2001). "Antidepressant-like action of AGN 2979, a tryptophan hydroxylase activation inhibitor, in a chronic mild stress model of depression in rats". European Neuropsychopharmacology. 11 (5): 351–7. doi:10.1016/S0924-977X(01)00103-1. PMID 11597821. S2CID 46635727.