CHEBI:100246 - norfloxacin

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ChEBI Name norfloxacin
Definition A quinolinemonocarboxylic acid with broad-spectrum antibacterial activity against most gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria. Norfloxacin is bactericidal and its mode of action depends on blocking of bacterial DNA replication by binding itself to an enzyme called DNA gyrase.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:7629
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Formula C16H18FN3O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 319.33080
Monoisotopic Mass 319.13322
InChI InChI=1S/C16H18FN3O3/c1-2-19-9-11(16(22)23)15(21)10-7-12(17)14(8-13(10)19)20-5-3-18-4-6-20/h7-9,18H,2-6H2,1H3,(H,22,23)
SMILES CCn1cc(C(O)=O)c(=O)c2cc(F)c(cc12)N1CCNCC1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): environmental contaminant
Any minor or unwanted substance introduced into the environment that can have undesired effects.
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Biological Role(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
DNA synthesis inhibitor
Any substance that inhibits the synthesis of DNA.
A xenobiotic (Greek, xenos "foreign"; bios "life") is a compound that is foreign to a living organism. Principal xenobiotics include: drugs, carcinogens and various compounds that have been introduced into the environment by artificial means.
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): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
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Outgoing norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) has role DNA synthesis inhibitor (CHEBI:59517)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) has role environmental contaminant (CHEBI:78298)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) has role xenobiotic (CHEBI:35703)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) is a N-arylpiperazine (CHEBI:46848)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) is a fluoroquinolone antibiotic (CHEBI:87211)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) is a quinolinemonocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:26512)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) is a quinolone (CHEBI:23765)
norfloxacin (CHEBI:100246) is a quinolone antibiotic (CHEBI:86324)
1-ethyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-7-(piperazin-1-yl)-1,4-dihydroquinoline-3-carboxylic acid
INNs Sources
norfloxacin KEGG DRUG
norfloxacine ChemIDplus
norfloxacino ChemIDplus
norfloxacinum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
1,4-Dihydro-1-ethyl-6-fluoro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid ChemIDplus
1-Ethyl-6-fluor-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-chinolincarbonsäure ChemIDplus
1-Ethyl-6-fluoro-1,4-dihydro-4-oxo-7-(1-piperazinyl)-3-quinolinecarboxylic acid ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1831 VSDB
1967 DrugCentral
BE863429 Patent
DB01059 DrugBank
DE2840910 Patent
HMDB0015192 HMDB
Norfloxacin Wikipedia
US4146719 Patent
US4292317 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1576626 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
567897 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
567897 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
70458-96-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
70458-96-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
22 February 2017