CHEBI:15355 - acetylcholine

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ChEBI Name acetylcholine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:15355
Definition Actylcholine is an ester of acetic acid and choline, which acts as a neurotransmitter.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:40559, CHEBI:2416, CHEBI:12686, CHEBI:13715, CHEBI:22197
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Formula C7H16NO2
Net Charge +1
Average Mass 146.20748
InChI InChI=1S/C7H16NO2/c1-7(9)10-6-5-8(2,3)4/h5-6H2,1-4H3/q+1
InChIKey OIPILFWXSMYKGL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CC(=O)OCC[N+](C)(C)C
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in mouse (Mus musculus).
muscarinic agonist
Any drug that binds to and activates a muscarinic cholinergic receptor.
hormone
Originally referring to an endogenous compound that is formed in specialized organ or group of cells and carried to another organ or group of cells, in the same organism, upon which it has a specific regulatory function, the term is now commonly used to include non-endogenous, semi-synthetic and fully synthetic analogues of such compounds.
neurotransmitter
An endogenous compound that is used to transmit information across the synapse between a neuron and another cell.
Application(s): vasodilator agent
A drug used to cause dilation of the blood vessels.
muscarinic agonist
Any drug that binds to and activates a muscarinic cholinergic receptor.
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Outgoing acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) has role hormone (CHEBI:24621)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) has role muscarinic agonist (CHEBI:38325)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) has role neurotransmitter (CHEBI:25512)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) has role vasodilator agent (CHEBI:35620)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) is a acetate ester (CHEBI:47622)
acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355) is a acylcholine (CHEBI:35287)
Incoming acetylcholine bromide (CHEBI:55316) has part acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355)
acetylcholine chloride (CHEBI:2417) has part acetylcholine (CHEBI:15355)
IUPAC Name
2-acetyloxy-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium
Synonyms Sources
Acetylcholine KEGG COMPOUND
ACETYLCHOLINE PDBeChem
acetylcholine UniProt
ACh ChemIDplus
Azetylcholin ChEBI
choline acetate ChemIDplus
O-Acetylcholine KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
Acetylcholine Wikipedia
ACH PDBeChem
C01996 KEGG COMPOUND
DB03128 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1764436 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
326108 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
51-84-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
27 January 2016