Chemical Component Summary

NameMETYRAPONE
Identifiers2-methyl-1,2-dipyridin-3-yl-propan-1-one
FormulaC14 H14 N2 O
Molecular Weight226.27
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC(C)(c1cccnc1)C(=O)c2cccnc2
InChIInChI=1S/C14H14N2O/c1-14(2,12-6-4-8-16-10-12)13(17)11-5-3-7-15-9-11/h3-10H,1-2H3
InChIKeyFJLBFSROUSIWMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count31
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count32
Aromatic Bond Count12

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01011 
NameMetyrapone
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionAn inhibitor of the enzyme steroid 11-beta-monooxygenase. It is used as a test of the feedback hypothalamic-pituitary mechanism in the diagnosis of cushing syndrome.
Synonyms
  • Metyraponum
  • Metirapona
  • Metyrapone
  • M√©tyrapone
Brand NamesMetopirone
IndicationUsed as a diagnostic drug for testing hypothalamic-pituitary ACTH function. Occasionally used in Cushing's syndrome.
Categories
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2A6 Inhibitors
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2A6 Inhibitors (strength unknown)
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2E1 Inhibitors
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2E1 Inhibitors (strength unknown)
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inducers
ATC-CodeV04CD01
CAS number54-36-4

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Cytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialMALRAKAEVCMAVPWLSLQRAQALGTRAARVPRTVLPFEAMPRRPGNRWL...unknowninhibitor
Camphor 5-monooxygenaseMTTETIQSNANLAPLPPHVPEHLVFDFDMYNPSNLSAGVQEAWAVLQESN...unknownother/unknown
Cytochrome P450 11B2, mitochondrialMALRAKAEVCVAAPWLSLQRARALGTRAARAPRTVLPFEAMPQHPGNRWL...unknowninhibitor
Cytochrome P450 2A6MLASGMLLVALLVCLTVMVLMSVWQQRKSKGKLPPGPTPLPFIGNYLQLN...unknowninhibitor
Cytochrome P450 3A4MALIPDLAMETWLLLAVSLVLLYLYGTHSHGLFKKLGIPGPTPLPFLGNI...unknowninhibitor,inducer
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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

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