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New Peripheral Antagonists of 5-Hydroxytryptamine

Naturevolume 214pages200201 (1967) | Download Citation



PHARMACOLOGICAL screening of a series of guanidines1, formally related to the quaternary ammonium anthelmintic compound bephenium and its congeners2, revealed that B.W. 712C60 [(I), R1 = R2 = phenyl; A = (CH2)2] although devoid of such anthelmintic activity antagonized 5-hydroxytryptamine (5HT).

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  1. The Wellcome Research Laboratories, Beckenham, Kent

    • F. C. COPP
    • , A. F. GREEN
    • , H. F. HODSON
    • , A. W. RANDALL
    •  & M. F. SIM


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