CHEBI:6824 - hexamethylenetetramine

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ChEBI Name hexamethylenetetramine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:6824
Definition A polycyclic cage that is adamantane in which the carbon atoms at positions 1, 3, 5 and 7 are replaced by nitrogen atoms.
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Formula C6H12N4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 140.18644
Monoisotopic Mass 140.106
InChI InChI=1S/C6H12N4/c1-7-2-9-4-8(1)5-10(3-7)6-9/h1-6H2
InChIKey VKYKSIONXSXAKP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C1N2CN3CN1CN(C2)C3
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
Application(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
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Outgoing hexamethylenetetramine (CHEBI:6824) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
hexamethylenetetramine (CHEBI:6824) is a polyazaalkane (CHEBI:39474)
hexamethylenetetramine (CHEBI:6824) is a polycyclic cage (CHEBI:33640)
hexamethylenetetramine (CHEBI:6824) is a tetramine (CHEBI:39166)
Incoming quaternium-15 (CHEBI:59607) has functional parent hexamethylenetetramine (CHEBI:6824)
IUPAC Name
1,3,5,7-tetraazaadamantane
INNs Sources
metenamina ChemIDplus
méthénamine ChEBI
methenamine ChemIDplus
methenaminum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
1,3,5,7-tetraazatricyclo[3.3.1.13,7]decane IUPAC
hexamethylenamine ChemIDplus
hexamethylene tetramine ChemIDplus
hexamethylenetetramine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Hexamethylentetramin NIST Chemistry WebBook
hexamethylentetraminum ChemIDplus
hexamine ChemIDplus
hexaminum ChemIDplus
HMT NIST Chemistry WebBook
HMTA NIST Chemistry WebBook
Brand Names Sources
Uritone ChemIDplus
Urotropin ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
3344 DrugCentral
D00393 KEGG DRUG
HMDB29598 HMDB
LSM-5440 LINCS
Methenamine Wikipedia
US2762799 Patent
US2762800 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
100-97-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
100-97-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2018 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
2018 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
26964 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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Last Modified
22 February 2017