Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers 3,9-dihydro-1H-purine-2,6-dione
Formula C5 H4 N4 O2
Molecular Weight 152.11 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES O=c1[nH]c2[nH]cnc2c(=O)[nH]1
InChI InChI=1S/C5H4N4O2/c10-4-2-3(7-1-6-2)8-5(11)9-4/h1H,(H3,6,7,8,9,10,11)

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 15
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms
Bond Count 16
Aromatic Bond Count 10

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB02134   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Xanthine
Groups experimental
Description A purine base found in most body tissues and fluids, certain plants, and some urinary calculi. It is an intermediate in the degradation of adenosine monophosphate to uric acid, being formed by oxidation of hypoxanthine. The methylated xanthine compounds caffeine, theobromine, and theophylline and their derivatives are used in medicine for their bronchodilator effects. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Brand Names
  • Alkaloids
  • Heterocyclic Compounds
  • Heterocyclic Compounds, 2-Ring
  • Purines
  • Purinones
CAS number 69-89-6
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