CHEBI:1606 - 1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid

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ChEBI Name 1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid
Definition A monocarboxylic acid that is acetic acid in which one of the methyl hydrogens has been replaced by a 1-methyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl group.
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Formula C6H8N2O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 140.140
Monoisotopic Mass 140.05858
InChI InChI=1S/C6H8N2O2/c1-8-3-5(7-4-8)2-6(9)10/h3-4H,2H2,1H3,(H,9,10)
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): GABA agonist
A drug that binds to and activates gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors.
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
Application(s): GABA agonist
A drug that binds to and activates gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606) has functional parent acetic acid (CHEBI:15366)
1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606) has role GABA agonist (CHEBI:51373)
1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606) is a imidazoles (CHEBI:24780)
1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606) is conjugate acid of 1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetate (CHEBI:132918)
Incoming 1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetate (CHEBI:132918) is conjugate base of 1-methyl-4-imidazoleacetic acid (CHEBI:1606)
(1-methyl-1H-imidazol-4-yl)acetic acid
Synonyms Sources
1,4-methyl-imidazoleacetic acid HMDB
1-Methylimidazole-4-acetate KEGG COMPOUND
Methylimidazoleacetate KEGG COMPOUND
Methylimidazoleacetic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Tele-methylimidazoleacetic acid KEGG COMPOUND
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HMDB0002820 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
126895 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2625-49-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
08 February 2017