CHEBI:5623 - harman

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ChEBI Name harman
Definition An indole alkaloid fundamental parent with a structure of 9H-β-carboline carrying a methyl substituent at C-1. It has been isolated from the bark of Sickingia rubra, Symplocus racemosa, Passiflora incarnata, Peganum harmala, Banisteriopsis caapi and Tribulus terrestris, as well as from tobacco smoke. It is a specific, reversible inhibitor of monoamine oxidase A.
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Formula C12H10N2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 182.22120
Monoisotopic Mass 182.08440
InChI InChI=1S/C12H10N2/c1-8-12-10(6-7-13-8)9-4-2-3-5-11(9)14-12/h2-7,14H,1H3
SMILES Cc1nccc2c3ccccc3[nH]c12
Metabolite of Species Details
Symplocos setchuensis (NCBI:txid210366) Found in stem (BTO:0001300). See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
EC (monoamine oxidase) inhibitor
An EC 1.4.3.* (oxidoreductase acting on donor CH-NH2 group, oxygen as acceptor) inhibitor that interferes with the action of monoamine oxidase (EC
anti-HIV agent
An antiviral agent that destroys or inhibits the replication of the human immunodeficiency virus.
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
(via alkaloid )
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Outgoing harman (CHEBI:5623) has role anti-HIV agent (CHEBI:64946)
harman (CHEBI:5623) has role EC (monoamine oxidase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38623)
harman (CHEBI:5623) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
harman (CHEBI:5623) is a harmala alkaloid (CHEBI:61379)
harman (CHEBI:5623) is a indole alkaloid (CHEBI:38958)
harman (CHEBI:5623) is a indole alkaloid fundamental parent (CHEBI:38482)
Incoming harmaline (CHEBI:28172) has parent hydride harman (CHEBI:5623)
harmalol (CHEBI:27943) has parent hydride harman (CHEBI:5623)
harmine (CHEBI:28121) has parent hydride harman (CHEBI:5623)
Synonyms Sources
1-methyl-2-carboline NIST Chemistry WebBook
1-methyl-9H-β-carboline IUPAC
1-methyl-β-carboline NIST Chemistry WebBook
1-methylnorharman ChemIDplus
aribin ChemIDplus
aribine ChemIDplus
harmane ChemIDplus
L-methylpyridobindole NIST Chemistry WebBook
locuturin ChemIDplus
locuturine ChemIDplus
loturine ChemIDplus
passiflorin ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00001736 KNApSAcK
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
143898 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
143898 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
486-84-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
486-84-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
25 February 2016