From WikiMD's Food, Medicine & Wellness Encyclopedia

1-Benzyl-4-(2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl)piperidine is a chemical compound with the molecular formula C27H31NO. It belongs to the class of organic compounds known as benzene and substituted derivatives. These are aromatic compounds containing one monocyclic ring system consisting of benzene.

Structure and Properties[edit | edit source]

1-Benzyl-4-(2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl)piperidine is a synthetic compound that consists of a piperidine ring, which is a six-membered ring with one nitrogen atom and five carbon atoms. The piperidine ring is substituted at the 4-position with a 2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl group and at the 1-position with a benzyl group.

The compound is characterized by its high molecular weight and complex structure, which includes multiple aromatic rings and a heterocyclic ring. The presence of these features contributes to its unique chemical properties.

Synthesis[edit | edit source]

The synthesis of 1-Benzyl-4-(2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl)piperidine involves several steps, starting with the reaction of benzyl chloride with piperidine to form 1-benzylpiperidine. This is followed by the reaction of 1-benzylpiperidine with 2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl bromide to form the final product.

Applications[edit | edit source]

While the specific applications of 1-Benzyl-4-(2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl)piperidine are not widely documented, compounds with similar structures have been used in the development of pharmaceuticals, particularly those targeting the central nervous system.

Safety and Toxicity[edit | edit source]

As with all chemical compounds, handling 1-Benzyl-4-(2-(diphenylmethoxy)ethyl)piperidine should be done with caution. Potential risks and safety measures should be assessed based on its Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

See Also[edit | edit source]


Navigation: Wellness - Encyclopedia - Health topics - Disease Index‏‎ - Drugs - World Directory - Gray's Anatomy - Keto diet - Recipes

Search WikiMD

Ad.Tired of being Overweight? Try W8MD's physician weight loss program.
Semaglutide (Ozempic / Wegovy and Tirzepatide (Mounjaro / Zepbound) available.
Advertise on WikiMD

WikiMD is not a substitute for professional medical advice. See full disclaimer.

Credits:Most images are courtesy of Wikimedia commons, and templates Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY SA or similar.

Contributors: Prab R. Tumpati, MD