CHEBI:8405 - primaquine

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ChEBI Name primaquine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:8405
Definition A N-substituted diamine that is pentane-1,4-diamine substituted by a 6-methoxyquinolin-8-yl group at N4 position. It is a drug used in the treatment of malaria and Pneumocystis pneumonia.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:110389
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Formula C15H21N3O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 259.34670
InChI InChI=1S/C15H21N3O/c1-11(5-3-7-16)18-14-10-13(19-2)9-12-6-4-8-17-15(12)14/h4,6,8-11,18H,3,5,7,16H2,1-2H3
InChIKey INDBQLZJXZLFIT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES COc1cc(NC(C)CCCN)c2ncccc2c1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antimalarial
A drug used in the treatment of malaria. Antimalarials are usually classified on the basis of their action against Plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human.
Application(s): antimalarial
A drug used in the treatment of malaria. Antimalarials are usually classified on the basis of their action against Plasmodia at different stages in their life cycle in the human.
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Outgoing primaquine (CHEBI:8405) has role antimalarial (CHEBI:38068)
primaquine (CHEBI:8405) is a N-substituted diamine (CHEBI:50441)
primaquine (CHEBI:8405) is a aminoquinoline (CHEBI:36709)
primaquine (CHEBI:8405) is a aromatic ether (CHEBI:35618)
IUPAC Name
N4-(6-methoxyquinolin-8-yl)pentane-1,4-diamine
INNs Sources
primaquina ChemIDplus
primaquine KEGG DRUG
primaquinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
6-Methoxy-8-(4-amino-1-methylbutylamino)quinoline ChemIDplus
8-((4-Amino-1-methylbutyl)amino)-6-methoxyquinoline NIST Chemistry WebBook
8-(4-Amino-1-methylbutylamino)-6-methoxyquinoline ChemIDplus
Neo-Quipenyl DrugBank
Primachin DrugBank
Primachinum ChemIDplus
Primaquin ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C07627 KEGG COMPOUND
D08420 KEGG DRUG
DB01087 DrugBank
HMDB15219 HMDB
Primaquine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
19337 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
19337 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
751542 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
90-34-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
90-34-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
16 July 2014