Phenylethylpyrrolidine
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1-(2-Phenylethyl)pyrrolidine
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
  • InChI=1S/C12H17N/c1-2-6-12(7-3-1)8-11-13-9-4-5-10-13/h1-3,6-7H,4-5,8-11H2
  • c1c(cccc1)CCN2CCCC2
Properties
C12H17N
Molar mass 175.275 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

1-(2-Phenylethyl)pyrrolidine (PEP) is a chemical compound. It is an analogue of 2-phenylethylamine where the amine has been replaced by a pyrrolidine ring.

It is the base chemical structure for a series of stimulant drugs, including:

All of these compounds differ from PEP in that the alpha carbon is extended and a ketone is attached to the beta carbon (with the exception of prolintane), among other modifications.

See also