CHEBI:2549 - albuterol

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ChEBI Name albuterol
Definition A member of the class of phenylethanolamines that is 4-(2-amino-1-hydroxyethyl)-2-(hydroxymethyl)phenol having a tert-butyl group attached to the nirogen atom. It acts as a β-adrenergic agonist used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
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Formula C13H21NO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 239.31070
Monoisotopic Mass 239.15214
InChI InChI=1S/C13H21NO3/c1-13(2,3)14-7-12(17)9-4-5-11(16)10(6-9)8-15/h4-6,12,14-17H,7-8H2,1-3H3
SMILES CC(C)(C)NCC(O)c1ccc(O)c(CO)c1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Biological Role(s): beta-adrenergic agonist
An agent that selectively binds to and activates beta-adrenergic receptors.
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
Application(s): beta-adrenergic agonist
An agent that selectively binds to and activates beta-adrenergic receptors.
bronchodilator agent
An agent that causes an increase in the expansion of a bronchus or bronchial tubes.
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Outgoing albuterol (CHEBI:2549) has role β-adrenergic agonist (CHEBI:35522)
albuterol (CHEBI:2549) has role bronchodilator agent (CHEBI:35523)
albuterol (CHEBI:2549) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
albuterol (CHEBI:2549) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
albuterol (CHEBI:2549) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
albuterol (CHEBI:2549) is a phenylethanolamines (CHEBI:25990)
albuterol (CHEBI:2549) is a secondary amino compound (CHEBI:50995)
Incoming albuterol sulfate (CHEBI:2550) has functional parent albuterol (CHEBI:2549)
(R)-salbutamol (CHEBI:8746) is a albuterol (CHEBI:2549)
Synonyms Sources
Albuterol KEGG DRUG
Proventil KEGG DRUG
Salbutamol ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
105 DrugCentral
Albuterol Wikipedia
DB01001 DrugBank
HMDB0001937 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
18559-94-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
18559-94-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
2213614 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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9847435 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
22 February 2017