CAS Number 53873-21-5 N 103353-87-3 (HCl)
PubChem (CID) 40914
ChemSpider 37360 YesY
Chemical and physical data
Formula C19H28N2O3
Molar mass 332.44 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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AGN-2979 is a tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor.[1] It shows antidepressant properties in rodent models of depression.[1]


  1. 1 2 Gittos MW, Papp M (2001). "Antidepressant-like action of AGN 2979, a tryptophan hydroxylase activation inhibitor, in a chronic mild stress model of depression in rats.". Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 11 (5): 351–357. doi:10.1016/S0924-977X(01)00103-1. PMID 11597821.

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