CHEBI:4696 - donepezil hydrochloride

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ChEBI Name donepezil hydrochloride
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)- donepezil hydrochloride. Its main therapeutic use is in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease where it is used to increase cortical acetylcholine.
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Formula C24H29NO3.HCl
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 415.960
Monoisotopic Mass 415.19142
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC, which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
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Outgoing donepezil hydrochloride (CHEBI:4696) has part (R)-donepezil hydrochloride (CHEBI:145504)
donepezil hydrochloride (CHEBI:4696) has part (S)-donepezil hydrochloride (CHEBI:145505)
donepezil hydrochloride (CHEBI:4696) has role EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
donepezil hydrochloride (CHEBI:4696) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
rac-1-benzyl-4-[(5,6-dimethoxy-1-oxo-2,3-dihydro-1H-inden-2-yl)methyl]piperidinium chloride
rac-2-[(1-benzylpiperidin-4-yl)methyl]-5,6-dimethoxyindan-1-one hydrochloride
Synonyms Sources
(+-)-2-((1-Benzyl-4-piperidyl)methyl)-5,6-dimethoxy-1-indanone hydrochloride ChemIDplus
1-Benzyl-4-((5,6-dimethoxy-1-indanon)-2-yl)methylpiperidine hcl ChemIDplus
Donepezil HCl ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
DB00843 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120011-70-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
120011-70-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
7062905 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
26 November 2019