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Normetanephrine



Normetanephrine
IUPAC name 4-(2-amino-1-hydroxy-ethyl)-2-methoxy-phenol
Identifiers
CAS number 97-31-4
PubChem 1237
MeSH Normetanephrine
SMILES COc1cc(ccc1O)[C@@H](O)CN
Properties
Molecular formula C9H13NO3
Molar mass 183.204 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Normetanephrine is a metabolite of norepinephrine created by action of catechol-O-methyl transferase on norepinephrine. It is excreted in the urine and found in certain tissues. It is a marker for catecholamine-secreting tumors such as pheochromocytoma.

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