What is RTI-353?


RTI(-4229)-353 is a phenyltropane derived drug which acts as an SSRI (Navarro et al., 2001).

Tamagnan et al. (2006) also made some phenyltropanes with high activity and selectivity for the SERT (pM affinity).


Navarro, H.A., Xu, H., Zhong, D., Blough, B.E., Ross, W.P., Kuhar, M.J. & Carroll, F.I. (2001) [(125)I]3beta-(4-ethyl-3-iodophenyl)nortropane-2beta-carboxylic acid methyl ester ([(125)I]EINT): a potent and selective radioligand for the brain serotonin transporter. Synapse: New York, N.Y. 41(3), pp.241-247.

Tamagnan, G., Alagille, D., Fu, X., Kula, N.S., Baldessarini, R.J., Innis, R.B. & Baldwin, R.M. (2006) Synthesis and monoamine transporter affinity of new 2beta-carbomethoxy-3beta-[aryl or heteroaryl]phenyltropanes. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 16(1), pp.217-220.

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