CHEBI:7731 - ofloxacin

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ChEBI Name ofloxacin
Definition An oxazinoquinolone carrying carboxy, fluoro, methyl and 4-methylpiperazino substituents. A synthetic fluoroquinolone antibacterial agent, it inhibits the supercoiling activity of bacterial DNA gyrase, halting DNA replication.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:100146
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Formula C18H20FN3O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 361.36750
Monoisotopic Mass 361.14378
InChI InChI=1S/C18H20FN3O4/c1-10-9-26-17-14-11(16(23)12(18(24)25)8-22(10)14)7-13(19)15(17)21-5-3-20(2)4-6-21/h7-8,10H,3-6,9H2,1-2H3,(H,24,25)
SMILES CC1COc2c(N3CCN(C)CC3)c(F)cc3c2n1cc(C(O)=O)c3=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): DNA synthesis inhibitor
Any substance that inhibits the synthesis of DNA.
antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
antimicrobial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.
(via quinolone antibiotic )
(via heterocyclic antibiotic )
(via fluoroquinolone antibiotic )
Application(s): antiinfective agent
A substance used in the prophylaxis or therapy of infectious diseases.
antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
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Outgoing ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) has role antiinfective agent (CHEBI:35441)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) has role DNA synthesis inhibitor (CHEBI:59517)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a 3-oxo monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:47881)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a N-alkylpiperazine (CHEBI:46845)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a N-arylpiperazine (CHEBI:46848)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic (CHEBI:87211)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a organic heterotricyclic compound (CHEBI:26979)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a oxazinoquinoline (CHEBI:53665)
ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731) is a quinolone antibiotic (CHEBI:86324)
Incoming levofloxacin (CHEBI:63598) is a ofloxacin (CHEBI:7731)
9-fluoro-3-methyl-10-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-7-oxo-2,3-dihydro-7H-[1,4]oxazino[2,3,4-ij]quinoline-6-carboxylic acid
INNs Sources
ofloxacin KEGG DRUG
ofloxacin ChemIDplus
ofloxacine ChemIDplus
ofloxacino ChemIDplus
ofloxacinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
8-Fluoro-3-methyl-9-(4-methyl-piperazin-1-yl)-6-oxo-2,3-dihydro-6H-1-oxa-3a-aza-phenalene-5-carboxylic acid ChEMBL
Manual Xrefs Databases
1898 VSDB
1981 DrugCentral
CPD-12843 MetaCyc
DB01165 DrugBank
HMDB0015296 HMDB
Ofloxacin Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3657947 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
82419-36-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
82419-36-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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22 February 2017