CHEBI:50199 - pefloxacin

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ChEBI Name pefloxacin
Definition A quinolone that is 4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline which is substituted at positions 1, 3, 6 and 7 by ethyl, carboxy, fluorine, and 4-methylpiperazin-1-yl groups, respectively.
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Formula C17H20FN3O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 333.35740
Monoisotopic Mass 333.14887
InChI InChI=1S/C17H20FN3O3/c1-3-20-10-12(17(23)24)16(22)11-8-13(18)15(9-14(11)20)21-6-4-19(2)5-7-21/h8-10H,3-7H2,1-2H3,(H,23,24)
SMILES CCn1cc(C(O)=O)c(=O)c2cc(F)c(cc12)N1CCN(C)CC1
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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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) has role antiinfective agent (CHEBI:35441)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) has role DNA synthesis inhibitor (CHEBI:59517)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) is a N-alkylpiperazine (CHEBI:46845)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) is a N-arylpiperazine (CHEBI:46848)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic (CHEBI:87211)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) is a quinolone (CHEBI:23765)
pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199) is a quinolone antibiotic (CHEBI:86324)
Incoming pefloxacin mesylate (CHEBI:50194) has part pefloxacin (CHEBI:50199)
1-ethyl-6-fluoro-7-(4-methylpiperazin-1-yl)-4-oxo-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid
INNs Sources
pefloxacin ChemIDplus
pefloxacino ChemIDplus
pefloxacinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
Pefloxacine ChemIDplus
Note: (2015-04-15) Rare variant spelling.
PFLX DrugBank
Brand Name Source
Labocton ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
2071 DrugCentral
DB00487 DrugBank
DE2840910 Patent
HMDB0014630 HMDB
Pefloxacin Wikipedia
US4292317 Patent
US5095112 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
567618 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
567618 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
70458-92-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
22 February 2017