(-)-2β-Carbomethoxy-3β-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)tropane

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(-)-2β-Carbomethoxy-3β-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)tropane
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CAS Number
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Chemical and physical data
FormulaC15H17Cl2NO2
Molar mass314.207
3D model (JSmol)

(-)-2β-Carbomethoxy-3β-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)tropane (Dichloropane, RTI-111) is a phenyltropane derivative synthesised from methylecgonidine, which acts as a dopamine reuptake inhibitor.[1]

Dichloropane is a potent stimulant drug which produces similar effects to cocaine in animal studies, although with a slower onset and longer duration of action.[2][3]

It is not explicitly illegal anywhere in the world as of 2008, but might be considered to be a controlled substance analogue of cocaine on the grounds of its related chemical structure, in some jurisdictions such as the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

References

  1. Carroll FI, Mascarella SW, Kuzemko MA, Gao Y, Abraham P, Lewin AH, Boja JW, Kuhar MJ. Synthesis, ligand binding, and QSAR (CoMFA and classical) study of 3 beta-(3'-substituted phenyl)-, 3 beta-(4'-substituted phenyl)-, and 3 beta-(3',4'-disubstituted phenyl)tropane-2 beta-carboxylic acid methyl esters. Journal of Medicinal Chemistry. 1994 Sep 2;37(18):2865-73. PMID 8071935
  2. Ranaldi R, Anderson KG, Carroll FI, Woolverton WL. Reinforcing and discriminative stimulus effects of RTI 111, a 3-phenyltropane analog, in rhesus monkeys: interaction with methamphetamine. Psychopharmacology (Berlin). 2000 Dec;153(1):103-10. PMID 11255920
  3. Cook CD, Carroll IF, Beardsley PM. Cocaine-like discriminative stimulus effects of novel cocaine and 3-phenyltropane analogs in the rat. Psychopharmacology (Berlin). 2001 Dec;159(1):58-63. PMID 11797070



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