CHEBI:6942 - minoxidil

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ChEBI Name minoxidil
Definition A pyrimidine N-oxide that is pyrimidine-2,4-diamine 3-oxide substituted by a piperidin-1-yl group at position 6.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:49774
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Formula C9H15N5O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 209.24830
Monoisotopic Mass 209.12766
InChI InChI=1S/C9H15N5O/c10-7-6-8(12-9(11)14(7)15)13-4-2-1-3-5-13/h6H,1-5,10H2,(H2,11,12)
SMILES Nc1cc(nc(N)[n+]1[O-])N1CCCCC1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Application(s): vasodilator agent
A drug used to cause dilation of the blood vessels.
antihypertensive agent
Any drug used in the treatment of acute or chronic vascular hypertension regardless of pharmacological mechanism.
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Outgoing minoxidil (CHEBI:6942) has role antihypertensive agent (CHEBI:35674)
minoxidil (CHEBI:6942) has role vasodilator agent (CHEBI:35620)
minoxidil (CHEBI:6942) is a aminopyrimidine (CHEBI:38338)
minoxidil (CHEBI:6942) is a piperidines (CHEBI:26151)
minoxidil (CHEBI:6942) is a pyrimidine N-oxide (CHEBI:50698)
6-(piperidin-1-yl)pyrimidine-2,4-diamine 3-oxide
INNs Sources
minoxidil ChemIDplus
minoxidil WHO MedNet
minoxidil WHO MedNet
minoxidilum ChemIDplus
Brand Names Sources
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Manual Xrefs Databases
1814 DrugCentral
AU2012316063 Patent
DB00350 DrugBank
HMDB0014494 HMDB
Minoxidil Wikipedia
Minoxidil Wikipedia
NL6615385 Patent
RU2012112099 Patent
US3382247 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
38304-91-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
38304-91-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
886240 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
22 February 2017
General Comment
2014-05-13 Minoxidil can be found in blood and urine samples of individuals who have taken this drug.