CHEBI:53289 - donepezil

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ChEBI Name donepezil
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)-donepezil. A centrally acting reversible acetylcholinesterase inhibitor, its main therapeutic use is in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease where it is used to increase cortical acetylcholine.
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Formula C24H29NO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 379.500
Monoisotopic Mass 379.21474
InChI InChI=1S/C24H29NO3/c1-27-22-14-19-13-20(24(26)21(19)15-23(22)28-2)12-17-8-10-25(11-9-17)16-18-6-4-3-5-7-18/h3-7,14-15,17,20H,8-13,16H2,1-2H3
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC (cholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of cholinesterase (EC
EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC, which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
Application(s): nootropic agent
Any compound that improves mental functions such as cognition, memory, intelligence, motivation, attention, and concentration.
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Outgoing donepezil (CHEBI:53289) has part (R)-donepezil (CHEBI:53292)
donepezil (CHEBI:53289) has part (S)-donepezil (CHEBI:53290)
donepezil (CHEBI:53289) has role EC (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
donepezil (CHEBI:53289) has role EC (cholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:37733)
donepezil (CHEBI:53289) has role nootropic agent (CHEBI:66980)
donepezil (CHEBI:53289) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
donepezil (CHEBI:53289) is conjugate base of donepezil (1+) (CHEBI:145498)
Incoming donepezil (1+) (CHEBI:145498) is conjugate acid of donepezil (CHEBI:53289)
INNs Sources
donepezil ChemIDplus
donépézil WHO MedNet
donepezilo WHO MedNet
donepezilum WHO MedNet
Manual Xrefs Databases
946 DrugCentral
DB00843 DrugBank
Donepezil Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
120014-06-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
120014-06-4 CAS Registry Number DrugBank
120014-06-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
7081955 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7081955 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
26 November 2019