Chemical Component Summary

Name(S)-3-(1-METHYLPYRROLIDIN-2-YL)PYRIDINE
Synonyms(S)-(-)-NICOTINE; 3-[(2S)-1-METHYL-2-PYRROLIDINYL] PYRIDINE
Identifiers3-[(1R,2S)-1-methylpyrrolidin-2-yl]pyridine
FormulaC10 H14 N2
Molecular Weight162.232
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC[N@@]1CCC[C@H]1c2cccnc2
InChIInChI=1S/C10H14N2/c1-12-7-3-5-10(12)9-4-2-6-11-8-9/h2,4,6,8,10H,3,5,7H2,1H3/t10-/m0/s1
InChIKeySNICXCGAKADSCV-JTQLQIEISA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count26
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count27
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00184 
NameNicotine
Groups approved
DescriptionNicotine is highly toxic alkaloid. It is the prototypical agonist at nicotinic cholinergic receptors where it dramatically stimulates neurons and ultimately blocks synaptic transmission. Nicotine is also important medically because of its presence in tobacco smoke.
Synonyms
  • Nicotine polacrilex
  • Nicotine betadex
  • L(−)-nicotine
  • (S)-Nicotine
  • 3-(2-(N-methylpyrrolidinyl))pyridine
Brand Names
  • Nicoderm Trd 78mg Nicotine/14
  • Exchange Select Nicotine Transdermal System Step 3
  • Preferred Plus Nicotine
  • Nicorette Fruit Chill nicotine polacrilex
  • Equaline nicotine
IndicationFor the relief of nicotine withdrawal symptoms and as an aid to smoking cessation.
Categories
  • Agents producing tachycardia
  • Alkaloids
  • Autonomic Agents
  • Cholinergic Agents
  • Cholinergic Agonists
ATC-CodeN07BA01
CAS number54-11-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-4MELGGPGAPRLLPPLLLLLGTGLLRASSHVETRAHAEERLLKKLFSGYNK...unknownagonist
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-7MRCSPGGVWLALAASLLHVSLQGEFQRKLYKELVKNYNPLERPVANDSQP...unknownagonist
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit beta-2MARRCGPVALLLGFGLLRLCSGVWGTDTEERLVEHLLDPSRYNKLIRPAT...unknownagonist
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-2MGPSCPVFLSFTKLSLWWLLLTPAGGEEAKRPPPRAPGDPLSSPSPTALP...unknownagonist
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-3MGSGPLSLPLALSPPRLLLLLLLSLLPVARASEAEHRLFERLFEDYNEII...unknownagonist
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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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Pharos CHEMBL3
PubChem 89594
ChEMBL CHEMBL3
ChEBI CHEBI:17688
CCDC/CSD LAZXIW, LAZXES