CHEBI:75316 - sodium phenylbutyrate

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ChEBI Name sodium phenylbutyrate
Definition The organic sodium salt of 4-phenylbutyric acid. A prodrug for phenylacetate, it is used to treat urea cycle disorders.
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Formula C10H11NaO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 186.18290
Monoisotopic Mass 186.06567
InChI InChI=1S/C10H12O2.Na/c11-10(12)8-4-7-9-5-2-1-3-6-9;/h1-3,5-6H,4,7-8H2,(H,11,12);/q;+1/p-1
SMILES [Na+].[O-]C(=O)CCCc1ccccc1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC (histone deacetylase) inhibitor
An EC 3.5.1.* (non-peptide linear amide C-N hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the function of histone deacetylase (EC
Application(s): 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.
neuroprotective agent
Any compound that can be used for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
orphan drug
Any drug that has been developed specifically for treatment of a rare medical condition, the condition itself being known as an orphan disease.
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Outgoing sodium phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75316) has part 4-phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75317)
sodium phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75316) has role EC (histone deacetylase) inhibitor (CHEBI:61115)
sodium phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75316) has role neuroprotective agent (CHEBI:63726)
sodium phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75316) has role orphan drug (CHEBI:71031)
sodium phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75316) has role prodrug (CHEBI:50266)
sodium phenylbutyrate (CHEBI:75316) is a organic sodium salt (CHEBI:38700)
sodium 4-phenylbutanoate
Synonyms Sources
Benzenebutanoic acid, sodium salt ChemIDplus
Sodium 4-phenylbutyrate ChemIDplus
Brand Names Sources
Ammonaps ChEBI
Buphenyl KEGG DRUG
TriButyrate ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
CN102757334 Patent
FR2959129 Patent
MX2010009933 Patent
Sodium_phenylbutyrate Wikipedia
US2009221714 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1716-12-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
4039802 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
08 September 2013