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CHEBI:50673 - methimazole

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ChEBI Name methimazole
ChEBI ID CHEBI:50673
Definition A member of the class of imidazoles that it imidazole-2-thione in which a methyl group replaces the hydrogen which is attached to a nitrogen.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:44168, CHEBI:6828
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Formula C4H6N2S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 114.16900
Monoisotopic Mass 114.025
InChI InChI=1S/C4H6N2S/c1-6-3-2-5-4(6)7/h2-3H,1H3,(H,5,7)
InChIKey PMRYVIKBURPHAH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Cn1cc[nH]c1=S
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antithyroid drug
A drug used to treat hyperthyroidism by reducing the excessive production of thyroid hormones.
Application(s): antithyroid drug
A drug used to treat hyperthyroidism by reducing the excessive production of thyroid hormones.
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Outgoing methimazole (CHEBI:50673) has role antithyroid drug (CHEBI:50671)
methimazole (CHEBI:50673) is a imidazoles (CHEBI:24780)
methimazole (CHEBI:50673) is a thioureas (CHEBI:51276)
Incoming methimazole S-oxide (CHEBI:63828) has functional parent methimazole (CHEBI:50673)
IUPAC Name
1-methyl-1,3-dihydro-2H-imidazole-2-thione
INNs Sources
thiamazol ChemIDplus
thiamazole KEGG DRUG
thiamazolum ChemIDplus
tiamazol ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
1-METHYL-1,3-DIHYDRO-2H-IMIDAZOLE-2-THIONE PDBeChem
1-Methylimidazole-2(3H)-thione ChemIDplus
Methimazole KEGG COMPOUND
USAF el-30 NIST Chemistry WebBook
Brand Names Sources
Danantizol DrugBank
Favistan DrugBank
Strumazol DrugBank
Tapazole DrugBank
Thacapzol DrugBank
Database Links Databases
CPD-11282 MetaCyc
D00401 KEGG DRUG
DB00763 DrugBank
HMDB14901 HMDB
LSM-5646 LINCS
Methimazole Wikipedia
MMZ PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
108646 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
108646 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
60-56-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
60-56-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
17438883 PubMed citation Europe PMC
24443787 PubMed citation Europe PMC
7454742 PubMed citation Europe PMC
9172960 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
25 February 2016