Chemical Component Summary

Name2-AMINO-2-HYDROXYMETHYL-PROPANE-1,3-DIOL
Identifiers[1,3-dihydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)propan-2-yl]azanium
FormulaC4 H12 N O3
Molecular Weight122.14
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILES[NH3+]C(CO)(CO)CO
InChIInChI=1S/C4H11NO3/c5-4(1-6,2-7)3-8/h6-8H,1-3,5H2/p+1
InChIKeyLENZDBCJOHFCAS-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Chemical Details

Formal Charge1
Atom Count20
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count19
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03754 
NameTromethamine
Groupsapproved
DescriptionAn organic amine proton acceptor. It is used in the synthesis of surface-active agents and pharmaceuticals; as an emulsifying agent for cosmetic creams and lotions, mineral oil and paraffin wax emulsions, as a biological buffer, and used as an alkalizer. (From Merck, 11th ed; Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1424)
Synonyms
  • 1,1,1-tris(hydroxymethyl)methanamine
  • Tris(hydroxymethyl)aminomethane
  • THAM
  • Tromethamine
  • Tris
Brand Names
  • Tham
  • Tham Solution 36mg/ml
  • Sooryehan Hyo Fermented Sun Block
IndicationFor the prevention and correction of metabolic acidosis.
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Blood and Blood Forming Organs
  • Blood Substitutes and Perfusion Solutions
  • Buffers
  • Compounds used in a research, industrial, or household setting
ATC-Code
  • B05XX02
  • B05BB03
CAS number77-86-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Amyloid beta A4 proteinMLPGLALLLLAAWTARALEVPTDGNAGLLAEPQIAMFCGRLNMHMNVQNG...unknowninhibitor
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682