CHEBI:4876 - etacrynic acid

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ChEBI Name etacrynic acid
Definition An aromatic ether that is phenoxyacetic acid in which the phenyl ring is substituted by chlorines at positions 2 and 3, and by a 2-methylidenebutanoyl group at position 4. It is a loop diuretic used to treat high blood pressure resulting from diseases such as congestive heart failure, liver failure, and kidney failure. It is also a glutathione S-transferase (EC inhibitor.
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Formula C13H12Cl2O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 303.13800
Monoisotopic Mass 302.01126
InChI InChI=1S/C13H12Cl2O4/c1-3-7(2)13(18)8-4-5-9(12(15)11(8)14)19-6-10(16)17/h4-5H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,16,17)
SMILES CCC(=C)C(=O)c1ccc(OCC(O)=O)c(Cl)c1Cl
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): ion transport inhibitor
A compound which inhibits the movement of an ion across an energy-transducing cell membrane.
EC (glutathione transferase) inhibitor
An EC 2.5.1.* (non-methyl-alkyl or aryl transferase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of a glutathione transferase (EC
Application(s): loop diuretic
A diuretic that acts on the ascending loop of Henle in the kidney.
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Outgoing etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) has functional parent acetic acid (CHEBI:15366)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) has role EC (glutathione transferase) inhibitor (CHEBI:76797)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) has role ion transport inhibitor (CHEBI:50184)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) has role loop diuretic (CHEBI:77608)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) is a aromatic ether (CHEBI:35618)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) is a aromatic ketone (CHEBI:76224)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) is a dichlorobenzene (CHEBI:23697)
etacrynic acid (CHEBI:4876) is a monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:25384)
[2,3-dichloro-4-(2-methylidenebutanoyl)phenoxy]acetic acid
INNs Sources
acide étacrynique WHO MedNet
ácido etacrínico WHO MedNet
acidum etacrynicum WHO MedNet
etacrynic acid KEGG DRUG
Synonyms Sources
(2,3-Dichloro-4-(2-methylene-1-oxobutyl)phenoxy)acetic acid ChemIDplus
Etacrinic acid DrugBank
Ethacrynate DrugBank
ethacrynic acid ChemIDplus
Methylenebutyrylphenoxyacetic acid DrugBank
Brand Names Sources
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Manual Xrefs Databases
1071 DrugCentral
DB00903 DrugBank
Etacrynic_acid Wikipedia
HMDB0015039 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1915060 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1915060 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
58-54-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
58-54-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
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Last Modified
22 February 2017