ChEBI Name artemether
ChEBI ID CHEBI:195280
Definition An artemisinin derivative that is artemisinin in which the lactone has been converted to the corresponding lactol methyl ether. It is used in combination with lumefantrine as an antimalarial for the treatment of multi-drug resistant strains of falciparum malaria.
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Formula C16H26O5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 298.37460
InChI InChI=1S/C16H26O5/c1-9-5-6-12-10(2)13(17-4)18-14-16(12)11(9)7-8-15(3,19-14)20-21-16/h9-14H,5-8H2,1-4H3/t9-,10-,11+,12+,13+,14-,15-,16-/m1/s1
InChIKey SXYIRMFQILZOAM-HVNFFKDJSA-N
SMILES [H][C@@]12CC[C@@]3(C)OO[C@@]11[C@@]([H])(CC[C@H]2C)[C@@H](C)[C@@H](OC)O[C@]1([H])O3
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antimalarial
A drug used in the treatment of malaria. Antimalarials are usually classified on the basis of their action against Plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human.
Application(s): antimalarial
A drug used in the treatment of malaria. Antimalarials are usually classified on the basis of their action against Plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing artemether (CHEBI:195280) has role antimalarial (CHEBI:38068)
artemether (CHEBI:195280) is a artemisinin derivative (CHEBI:63920)
artemether (CHEBI:195280) is a cyclic acetal (CHEBI:59770)
artemether (CHEBI:195280) is a organic peroxide (CHEBI:25702)
artemether (CHEBI:195280) is a semisynthetic derivative (CHEBI:72588)
artemether (CHEBI:195280) is a sesquiterpenoid (CHEBI:26658)
IUPAC Name
(3R,5aS,6R,8aS,9R,10S,12R,12aR)-10-methoxy-3,6,9-trimethyldecahydro-3,12-epoxypyrano[4,3-j][1,2]benzodioxepine
INNs Sources
artemetero ChemIDplus
artemether KEGG DRUG
artemetherum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
(1R,4S,5R,8S,9R,10S,12R,13R)-10-methoxy-1,5,9-trimethyl-11,14,15,16-tetraoxatetracyclo[10.3.1.0^{4,13}.0^{8,13}]hexadecane ChEBI
10-methoxy-1,5,9-trimethyl-(1R,4S,5R,8S,9R,10S,12R,13R)-11,14,15,16-tetraoxatetracyclo[10.3.1.04,13.08,13]hexadecane ChEMBL
artemisininelactol methyl ether ChemIDplus
β-artemether ChemIDplus
β-dihydroartemisinin methyl ether ChemIDplus
dihydroartemisinin methyl ether ChemIDplus
methyl-dihydroartemisinine ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
Artemether Wikipedia
D02483 KEGG DRUG
DB06697 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
6569878 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
71963-77-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
71963-77-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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25 febrero 2013