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5-Hydroxytryptophan MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
5-Hydroxytryptophan
Tree Number(s)
D12.125.072.050.850.479
Unique ID
D006916
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006916
Scope Note
The immediate precursor in the biosynthesis of SEROTONIN from tryptophan. It is used as an antiepileptic and antidepressant.
Entry Term(s)
5-HTP
Hydroxytryptophan
Oxitriptan
Oxytryptophan
Tryptophan, 5-Hydroxy-
Pharm Action
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Registry Number
C1LJO185Q9
Related Numbers
56-69-9
CAS Type 1 Name
2-amino-3-(5-hydroxy-1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid
Public MeSH Note
90; was HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN 1965-89
Online Note
use 5-HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN to search HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN 1966-89
History Note
90; was HYDROXYTRYPTOPHAN 1963-89 (Prov 1963-65)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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