Bay R 1531

Bay R 1531
CAS Number 98770-54-8
PubChem (CID) 127153
ChemSpider 112872
Chemical and physical data
Formula C18H28N2O
Molar mass 288.427 g/mol
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image

Bay R 1531 is a tricyclic tryptamine derivative which acts as a selective serotonin receptor 5-HT1A agonist. It was researched unsuccessfully for the treatment of stroke but remains in use for scientific research.[1][2][3][4]

See also


  1. Bielenberg GW, Burkhardt M. 5-hydroxytryptamine1A agonists. A new therapeutic principle for stroke treatment. Stroke. 1990 Dec;21(12 Suppl):IV161-3. PMID 2148035
  2. Critchley MA, Njung'e K, Handley SL. Actions and some interactions of 5-HT1A ligands in the elevated X-maze and effects of dorsal raphe lesions. Psychopharmacology (Berlin). 1992;106(4):484-90. PMID 1533721
  3. Canto de Souza A, Nunes de Souza RL, Péla IR, Graeff FG. High intensity social conflict in the Swiss albino mouse induces analgesia modulated by 5-HT1A receptors. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior. 1997 Mar;56(3):481-6. PMID 9077586
  4. Canto-de-Souza A, Nunes de Souza RL, Pelá IR, Graeff FG. Involvement of the midbrain periaqueductal gray 5-HT1A receptors in social conflict induced analgesia in mice. European Journal of Pharmacology. 1998 Mar 26;345(3):253-6. PMID 9592023
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