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Title: Cyanopindolol  
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Subject: 5-HT1A receptor, D-161, Monoaminergic, Nantenine, Alprenolol
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Systematic (IUPAC) name
Clinical data
Legal status
CAS number  YesY
ATC code None
IUPHAR ligand
ChemSpider  N
Chemical data
Formula C16H21N3O2 
Mol. mass 287.36 g/mol

Cyanopindolol (INN) is a drug related to pindolol which acts as both a β1 adrenoceptor antagonist and a 5-HT1A receptor antagonist. Its radiolabelled derivative iodocyanopindolol has been widely used in mapping the distribution of beta adrenoreceptors in the body.[1]


  1. ^ Hoyer, D.; Engel, G. (1983). "Binding of 125I-cyanopindolol to beta-1-adrenoceptors in a high and low affinity state". Journal of Receptor Research 3 (1-2): 45–59. 

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