N,N-dimethyltryptophan is a naturally occurring alkaloid and phytochemical. It is closely related to L-abrine (N-methyl-L-tryptophan, not to be confused with abrin). It may have pharmacological activity as an Indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase inhibitor, which may indicate possible antitumor and anticarcinogenic effects.
This compound is NOT for human consumption or in vivo research and is strictly for other research purposes only. Available as the free zwitterion of the L-isomer.