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Systematic (IUPAC) name
3-(6-aminopurin-9-yl)nonan-2-ol hydrochloride
CAS number 59262-86-1
ATC code  ?
PubChem 359137
Chemical data
Formula C 14H24ClN5O 
Mol. mass 313.826 g/mol
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EHNA (erythro-9-(2-hydroxy-3-nonyl) adenine) is a phosphodiesterase inhibitor that selectively inhibits phosphodiesterase type-2 (PDE2).[1][2]


  1. ^ Podzuweit T, Nennstiel P and Muller A (1995) "Isozyme selective inhibition of cGMP-stimulated cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterases by erythro-9-(2-hydroxy-3-nonyl) adenine". Cell Signal 7:733-8. PMID 8519602
  2. ^ Méry PF, Pavoine C, Pecker F and Fischmeister R (1995). "Erythro-9-(2-hydroxy-3-nonyl)adenine inhibits cyclic GMP-stimulated phosphodiesterase in isolated cardiac myocytes". Mol Pharmacol 48:121-130 PMID 7623766


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