CHEBI:50687 - metronidazole hydrochloride

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ChEBI Name metronidazole hydrochloride
ChEBI ID CHEBI:50687
Definition A hydrochloride salt resulting from the mixture of equimolar amounts of metronidazole and hydrogen chloride.
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Formula C6H10ClN3O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 207.61500
Monoisotopic Mass 207.041
InChI InChI=1S/C6H9N3O3.ClH/c1-5-7-4-6(9(11)12)8(5)2-3-10;/h4,10H,2-3H2,1H3;1H
InChIKey FPTPAIQTXYFGJC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Cl.Cc1ncc(n1CCO)[N+]([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): 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.
antitrichomonal drug
A drug used to treat trichomonas infections.
Application(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
antiparasitic agent
A substance used to treat or prevent parasitic infections.
antitrichomonal drug
A drug used to treat trichomonas infections.
prodrug
A compound that, on administration, must undergo chemical conversion by metabolic processes before becoming the pharmacologically active drug for which it is a prodrug.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) has part metronidazole(1+) (CHEBI:64682)
metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) has role antimicrobial agent (CHEBI:33281)
metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) has role antiparasitic agent (CHEBI:35442)
metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) has role antitrichomonal drug (CHEBI:50685)
metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) has role prodrug (CHEBI:50266)
metronidazole hydrochloride (CHEBI:50687) is a hydrochloride (CHEBI:36807)
IUPAC Name
2-(2-methyl-5-nitro-1H-imidazol-1-yl)ethanol hydrochloride
Synonyms Sources
2-Methyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol hydrochloride ChemIDplus
2-Methyl-5-nitroimidazole-1-ethanol monohydrochloride ChemIDplus
Metronidazole HCl ChemIDplus
Brand Name Source
Flagyl DrugBank
Database Links Databases
D05016 KEGG DRUG
DB00916 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
11001903 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
11001903 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
69198-10-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
4003408 PubMed citation Europe PMC
4083286 PubMed citation Europe PMC
7064251 PubMed citation Europe PMC
7464682 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
25 May 2012