Chemical Component Summary

Nameethyl 1-[(1R)-1-phenylethyl]-1H-imidazole-5-carboxylate
Identifiersethyl 3-[(1~{R})-1-phenylethyl]imidazole-4-carboxylate
FormulaC14 H16 N2 O2
Molecular Weight244.29
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCOC(=O)c1cncn1[C@H](C)c2ccccc2
InChIInChI=1S/C14H16N2O2/c1-3-18-14(17)13-9-15-10-16(13)11(2)12-7-5-4-6-8-12/h4-11H,3H2,1-2H3/t11-/m1/s1
InChIKeyNPUKDXXFDDZOKR-LLVKDONJSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count34
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count35
Aromatic Bond Count11

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00292 
NameEtomidate
Groupsapproved
DescriptionImidazole derivative anesthetic and hypnotic with little effect on blood gases, ventilation, or the cardiovascular system. It has been proposed as an induction anesthetic.
Synonyms
  • (R)-(+)-1-(α-methylbenzyl)imidazole-5-carboxylic acid ethyl ester
  • Etomidato
  • (+)-etomidate
  • Etomidatum
  • (+)-ethyl 1-(α-methylbenzyl)imidazole-5-carboxylate
Brand Names
  • Etomidate
  • Amidate(tm) Etomidate
  • Tomvi
  • Amidate
IndicationUsed in the induction of general anesthesia.
Categories
  • Adrenergic Agonists
  • Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
  • Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
  • Agents producing tachycardia
  • Agents that produce hypertension
ATC-CodeN01AX07
CAS number33125-97-2

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha-1MRKSPGLSDCLWAWILLLSTLTGRSYGQPSLQDELKDNTTVFTRILDRLL...unknownagonist
Alpha-2B adrenergic receptorMDHQDPYSVQATAAIAAAITFLILFTIFGNALVILAVLTSRSLRAPQNLF...unknownagonist
GABA(A) ReceptorMRKSPGLSDCLWAWILLLSTLTGRSYGQPSLQDELKDNTTVFTRILDRLL...unknownpositive allosteric modulator
Cytochrome P450 11B1, mitochondrialMALRAKAEVCMAVPWLSLQRAQALGTRAARVPRTVLPFEAMPRRPGNRWL...unknowninhibitor
Cytochrome P450 11B2, mitochondrialMALRAKAEVCVAAPWLSLQRARALGTRAARAPRTVLPFEAMPQHPGNRWL...unknowninhibitor
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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

Related Resource References

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