CHEBI:59331 - mephedrone

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ChEBI Name mephedrone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:59331
Definition A propanone that is propiophenone substituted at C-4 and at C-β with methyl and methylamino groups respectively. It is a synthetic stimulant and entactogen drug of the amphetamine and cathinone classes.
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Formula C11H15NO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 177.24290
InChI InChI=1S/C11H15NO/c1-8-4-6-10(7-5-8)11(13)9(2)12-3/h4-7,9,12H,1-3H3
InChIKey YELGFTGWJGBAQU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CNC(C)C(=O)c1ccc(C)cc1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Biological Role(s): xenobiotic
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): central nervous system stimulant
Any drug that enhances the activity of the central nervous system.
(via amphetamines )
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Outgoing mephedrone (CHEBI:59331) has functional parent propiophenone (CHEBI:425902)
mephedrone (CHEBI:59331) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
mephedrone (CHEBI:59331) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
mephedrone (CHEBI:59331) is a amphetamines (CHEBI:35338)
mephedrone (CHEBI:59331) is a propanone (CHEBI:26292)
IUPAC Name
2-(methylamino)-1-(4-methylphenyl)propan-1-one
Synonyms Sources
4-methylephedrone ChEBI
4-methylmethcathinone ChEBI
4-MMC ChEBI
Database Links Databases
HMDB41923 HMDB
Mephedrone Wikipedia
US2012094316 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1189805-46-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2717770 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2717770 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
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Last Modified
04 novembre 2014