CHEBI:116735 - benzocaine

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ChEBI Name benzocaine
Definition A benzoate ester having 4-aminobenzoic acid as the acid component and ethanol as the alcohol component. A surface anaesthetic, it is used to suppress the gag reflex, and as a lubricant and topical anaesthetic on the larynx, mouth, nasal cavity, respiratory tract, oesophagus, rectum, urinary tract, and vagina.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3030
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Formula C9H11NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 165.18910
Monoisotopic Mass 165.07898
InChI InChI=1S/C9H11NO2/c1-2-12-9(11)7-3-5-8(10)6-4-7/h3-6H,2,10H2,1H3
SMILES CCOC(=O)c1ccc(N)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 )
Biological Role(s): sensitiser
A chemical compound that causes a substantial proportion of exposed people or animals to develop an allergic reaction in normal tissue after repeated exposure to the compound.
A chemical compound, or part thereof, which causes the onset of an allergic reaction by interacting with any of the molecular pathways involved in an allergy.
Application(s): antipruritic drug
A drug, usually applied topically, that relieves pruritus (itching).
topical anaesthetic
A local anesthetic that is used to numb the surface of a body part.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing benzocaine (CHEBI:116735) has role allergen (CHEBI:50904)
benzocaine (CHEBI:116735) has role antipruritic drug (CHEBI:59683)
benzocaine (CHEBI:116735) has role sensitiser (CHEBI:139492)
benzocaine (CHEBI:116735) has role topical anaesthetic (CHEBI:48425)
benzocaine (CHEBI:116735) is a benzoate ester (CHEBI:36054)
benzocaine (CHEBI:116735) is a substituted aniline (CHEBI:48975)
ethyl 4-aminobenzoate
INNs Sources
Benzocaina ChemIDplus
Benzocaine ChemIDplus
Benzocainum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
4-aminobenzoic acid ethyl ester ChEBI
Amben ethyl ester NIST Chemistry WebBook
Ethyl aminobenzoate KEGG COMPOUND
Ethyl p-aminobenzoate NIST Chemistry WebBook
Ethyl p-aminophenylcarboxylate NIST Chemistry WebBook
p-(Ethoxycarbonyl)aniline NIST Chemistry WebBook
p-Carbethoxyaniline NIST Chemistry WebBook
p-Ethoxycarboxylic aniline NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
323 DrugCentral
Benzocaine Wikipedia
DB01086 DrugBank
HMDB0004992 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
638434 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
638434 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
94-09-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
94-09-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
94-09-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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19 January 2018