Chemical Component Summary

NameTRIMETREXATE
Identifiers5-methyl-6-[[(3,4,5-trimethoxyphenyl)amino]methyl]quinazolin-1-ium-2,4-diamine
FormulaC19 H24 N5 O3
Molecular Weight370.43
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCOc1cc(NCc2ccc3[nH+]c(N)nc(N)c3c2C)cc(OC)c1OC
InChIInChI=1S/C19H23N5O3/c1-10-11(5-6-13-16(10)18(20)24-19(21)23-13)9-22-12-7-14(25-2)17(27-4)15(8-12)26-3/h5-8,22H,9H2,1-4H3,(H4,20,21,23,24)/p+1
InChIKeyNOYPYLRCIDNJJB-UHFFFAOYSA-O

Chemical Details

Formal Charge1
Atom Count51
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count53
Aromatic Bond Count17

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01157 
NameTrimetrexate
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionA nonclassical folic acid inhibitor through its inhibition of the enzyme dihydrofolate reductase. It is being tested for efficacy as an antineoplastic agent and as an antiparasitic agent against pneumocystis pneumonia in AIDS patients. Myelosuppression is its dose-limiting toxic effect.
Synonyms
  • Trimetrexatum
  • Trimetrexato
  • Trimetrexate
  • Trimetrexate glucuronate
Brand Names
  • Neutrexin Pws IV 25mg/vial
  • Neutrexin
IndicationFor use, with concurrent leucovorin administration (leucovorin protection), as an alternative therapy for the treatment of moderate-to-severe <i>Pneumocystis carinii</i> pneumonia (PCP) in immunocompromised patients, including patients with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Also used to treat several types of cancer including colon cancer.
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Acids, Aldehydic
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antimetabolites
  • Antineoplastic Agents
ATC-CodeP01AX07
CAS number52128-35-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Dihydrofolate reductaseMVGSLNCIVAVSQNMGIGKNGDLPWPPLRNEFRYFQRMTTTSSVEGKQNL...unknowninhibitor
Dihydrofolate reductaseMVGSLNCIVAVSQNMGIGKNGDLPWPPLRNEFRYFQRMTTTSSVEGKQNL...unknownsubstrate,inhibitor
Folate transporter 1MVPSSPAVEKQVPVEPGPDPELRSWRHLVCYLCFYGFMAQIRPGESFITP...unknownsubstrate
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