Agent Name

Serotonin hydrochloride

CAS Number

153-98-0

Formula

C10-H12-N2-O.Cl-H

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

5-Hydroxytryptamine hydrochloride; Serotonin HCl; 1H-Indol-5-ol, 3-(2-aminoethyl)-, monohydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Biomolecules

Description

Hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index] Hygroscopic powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

A biochemical messenger and regulator; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Psilocybine."

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