CHEBI:5100 - flucytosine

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ChEBI Name flucytosine
Definition An organofluorine compound that is cytosine that is substituted at position 5 by a fluorine. A prodrug for the antifungal 5-fluorouracil, it is used for the treatment of systemic fungal infections.
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Formula C4H4FN3O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 129.09250
Monoisotopic Mass 129.03384
InChI InChI=1S/C4H4FN3O/c5-2-1-7-4(9)8-3(2)6/h1H,(H3,6,7,8,9)
SMILES Nc1nc(=O)[nH]cc1F
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): antifungal drug
Any antifungal agent used to prevent or treat fungal infections in humans or animals.
(via pyrimidine antifungal drug )
antifungal agent
An antimicrobial agent that destroys fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce.
(via pyrimidine antifungal agent )
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.
antifungal drug
Any antifungal agent used to prevent or treat fungal infections in humans or animals.
(via pyrimidine antifungal drug )
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Outgoing flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) has functional parent cytosine (CHEBI:16040)
flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) has role prodrug (CHEBI:50266)
flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) is a aminopyrimidine (CHEBI:38338)
flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) is a nucleoside analogue (CHEBI:60783)
flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) is a organofluorine compound (CHEBI:37143)
flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) is a pyrimidine antifungal drug (CHEBI:87205)
flucytosine (CHEBI:5100) is a pyrimidone (CHEBI:38337)
INNs Sources
flucytosina WHO MedNet
flucytosine WHO MedNet
flucytosine WHO MedNet
flucytosinum WHO MedNet
Synonyms Sources
5-Fluorocystosine ChemIDplus
5-Fluorocytosine ChemIDplus
Ancobon (TN) KEGG DRUG
Brand Name Source
Ancotil ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1188 DrugCentral
1LD PDBeChem
DB01099 DrugBank
Flucytosine Wikipedia
HMDB0015231 HMDB
US2802005 Patent
US2945038 Patent
US3040026 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2022-85-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
2022-85-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
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15 June 2017