CHEBI:68554 - deferiprone

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ChEBI Name deferiprone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:68554
Definition A member of the class of 4-pyridones that is pyridin-4(1H)-one substituted at positions 1 and 2 by methyl groups and at position 3 by a hydroxy group. A lipid-soluble iron-chelator used for treatment of thalassaemia.
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Formula C7H9NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 139.15190
Monoisotopic Mass 139.063
InChI InChI=1S/C7H9NO2/c1-5-7(10)6(9)3-4-8(5)2/h3-4,10H,1-2H3
InChIKey TZXKOCQBRNJULO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Cc1c(O)c(=O)ccn1C
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): iron chelator

Application(s): protective agent
Synthetic or natural substance which is given to prevent a disease or disorder or are used in the process of treating a disease or injury due to a poisonous agent.
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Outgoing deferiprone (CHEBI:68554) has role iron chelator (CHEBI:38157)
deferiprone (CHEBI:68554) has role protective agent (CHEBI:50267)
deferiprone (CHEBI:68554) is a 4-pyridones (CHEBI:20485)
IUPAC Name
3-hydroxy-1,2-dimethylpyridin-4(1H)-one
INN Source
deferiprone ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
1,2-Dimethyl-3-hydroxypyrid-4-one ChemIDplus
3-Hydroxy-1,2-dimethyl-4(1H)-pyridone ChemIDplus
Brand Name Source
Ferriprox KEGG DRUG
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4188 DrugCentral
D07416 KEGG DRUG
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1447108 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
1447108 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
30652-11-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
30652-11-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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22 February 2017