CHEBI:17134 - octopamine

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ChEBI Name octopamine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17134
Definition Octopamine is a biogenic phenylethanolamine, which has been found to act as a neurotransmitter, neurohormone or neuromodulator in invertebrates.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:571, CHEBI:25655, CHEBI:11191
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Formula C8H11NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 153.17848
InChI InChI=1S/C8H11NO2/c9-5-8(11)6-1-3-7(10)4-2-6/h1-4,8,10-11H,5,9H2
InChIKey QHGUCRYDKWKLMG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NCC(O)c1ccc(O)cc1
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): neurotransmitter
An endogenous compound that is used to transmit information across the synapse between a neuron and another cell.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing octopamine (CHEBI:17134) has role neurotransmitter (CHEBI:25512)
octopamine (CHEBI:17134) is a phenylethanolamines (CHEBI:25990)
octopamine (CHEBI:17134) is a tyramines (CHEBI:27175)
octopamine (CHEBI:17134) is conjugate base of octopaminium (CHEBI:58025)
Incoming (R)-octopamine (CHEBI:44715) is a octopamine (CHEBI:17134)
(S)-octopamine (CHEBI:44808) is a octopamine (CHEBI:17134)
octopaminium (CHEBI:58025) is conjugate acid of octopamine (CHEBI:17134)
IUPAC Name
4-(2-amino-1-hydroxyethyl)phenol
Synonyms Sources
1-(4-Hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol KEGG COMPOUND
1-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-2-aminoethanol ChemIDplus
α-(aminomethyl)-4-hydroxybenzenemethanol ChemIDplus
α-(aminomethyl)-p-hydroxybenzyl alcohol ChemIDplus
β-hydroxytyramine ChEBI
norsynephrine ChemIDplus
Octopamin ChEBI
Octopamine KEGG COMPOUND
octopaminum ChemIDplus
p-Hydroxyphenylethanolamine KEGG COMPOUND
Database Link Database
C04227 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
104-14-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1211019 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
14 December 2009