Thiophene derivatives: A new series of potent norepinephrine and serotonin reuptake inhibitors

Ao Zhang, Guochun Zhou, Suo Bao Rong, Kenneth M. Johnson, Mei Zhang, Alan P. Kozikowski

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A series of (1S,3S,6R,10S)-(Z)-9-(thienylmethylene- or substituted thienylmethylene)-7-azatricyclo[,7]decanes was prepared and evaluated for the ability to block dopamine, serotonin, and norepinephrine reuptake by their respective transporters. Compound 5b is a NET-selective inhibitor, 5c is a mixed NET- and SERT-selective inhibitor, while 11 is a SERT-selective inhibitor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)993-995
Number of pages3
JournalBioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters
Issue number7
StatePublished - Apr 8 2002


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Drug Discovery
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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