Tryptamine is an endogenous amine durived from the amino acid tryptophan via tryptophan decarboxylase. It acts as a serotonin releasing agent and a serotonergic activity enhancer. It is primarily metabolized by MAO-A and MAO-B, and is also metabolized by SSAO.
PubChem Compound ID: 1150
Molecular Weight: 160.21568 [g/mol]
Molecular Formula: C10H12N2
H-Bond Donor: 2
H-Bond Acceptor: 1
IUPAC Name: 2-(1H-indol-3-yl)ethanamine
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC=C2C(=C1)C(=CN2)CCN