CHEBI:45980 - tacrine

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ChEBI Name tacrine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:45980
Definition A member of the class of acridines that is 1,2,3,4-tetrahydroacridine substituted by an amino group at position 9. It is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:45978, CHEBI:9389
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Formula C13H14N2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 198.26374
Monoisotopic Mass 198.116
InChI InChI=1S/C13H14N2/c14-13-9-5-1-3-7-11(9)15-12-8-4-2-6-10(12)13/h1,3,5,7H,2,4,6,8H2,(H2,14,15)
InChIKey YLJREFDVOIBQDA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Nc1c2CCCCc2nc2ccccc12
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC 3.1.1.7), which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
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Outgoing tacrine (CHEBI:45980) has role EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
tacrine (CHEBI:45980) is a acridines (CHEBI:22213)
tacrine (CHEBI:45980) is a aromatic amine (CHEBI:33860)
Incoming bis(7)-tacrine (CHEBI:138435) has functional parent tacrine (CHEBI:45980)
IUPAC Name
1,2,3,4-tetrahydroacridin-9-amine
Synonyms Sources
1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-9-acridinamine NIST Chemistry WebBook
1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-9-aminoacridine NIST Chemistry WebBook
5-amino-6,7,8,9-tetrahydroacridine NIST Chemistry WebBook
9-amino-1,2,3,4-tetrahydroacridine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Tacrine KEGG COMPOUND
TACRINE PDBeChem
tetrahydroaminacrine ChemIDplus
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2551 DrugCentral
C01453 KEGG COMPOUND
D08555 KEGG DRUG
DB00382 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
147610 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
147610 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
321-64-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
321-64-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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22 February 2017