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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-06 15:16:49 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:28:15 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB14362
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameBethanidine
DescriptionBethanidine is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is a guanidinium antihypertensive agent that acts by blocking adrenergic transmission.Bethanidine, a guanidine derivative, is a peripherally acting antiadrenergic agent which primarily acts as an alpha2a adrenergic agonist. Bethanidine effectively decreases blood pressure by suppressing renin secretion or interfering with function of the sympathetic nervous system.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
BetanidinaChEBI
BetanidineChEBI
BetanidinumChEBI
N,N'-dimethyl-n''-(phenylmethyl)-guanidineChEBI
Bethanidine sulfateHMDB
Bethanidine sulphateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC10H15N3
Average Molecular Weight177.2462
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight177.126597495
IUPAC Name(E)-3-benzyl-1,2-dimethylguanidine
Traditional Namebethanidine
CAS Registry Number55-73-2
SMILES
CN\C(NCC1=CC=CC=C1)=N/C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C10H15N3/c1-11-10(12-2)13-8-9-6-4-3-5-7-9/h3-7H,8H2,1-2H3,(H2,11,12,13)
InChI KeyInChIKey=NIVZHWNOUVJHKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as phenylmethylamines. These are compounds containing a phenylmethtylamine moiety, which consists of a phenyl group substituted by an methanamine.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassPhenylmethylamines
Direct ParentPhenylmethylamines
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Phenylmethylamine
  • Benzylamine
  • Guanidine
  • Organic 1,3-dipolar compound
  • Propargyl-type 1,3-dipolar organic compound
  • Carboximidamide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Imine
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Drug
Biofunction
  • Adrenergic Agents
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Sympatholytics
Application
  • Pharmaceutical
Cellular locations
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility1.58e+00 g/LNot Available
LogP0.49Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility1.58 mg/mLALOGPS
logP1.41ALOGPS
logP1.27ChemAxon
logS-2ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)12.41ChemAxon
Physiological Charge1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area36.42 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity54.5 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability20.43 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, NegativeNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB00217
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB00217
  • Not Applicable
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDDB00217
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID2278
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB14362
Metagene LinkHMDB14362
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound2368
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID37937
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
Alpha-2 adrenergic receptors mediate the catecholamine- induced inhibition of adenylate cyclase through the action of G proteins. The rank order of potency for agonists of this receptor is oxymetazoline > clonidine > epinephrine > norepinephrine > phenylephrine > dopamine > p-synephrine > p-tyramine > serotonin = p-octopamine. For antagonists, the rank order is yohimbine > phentolamine = mianserine > chlorpromazine = spiperone = prazosin > propanolol > alprenolol = pindolol
Gene Name:
ADRA2A
Uniprot ID:
P08913
Molecular weight:
48956.3
References
  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. [17139284 ]
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. [17016423 ]
General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
Alpha-2 adrenergic receptors mediate the catecholamine- induced inhibition of adenylate cyclase through the action of G proteins. The rank order of potency for agonists of this receptor is clonidine > norepinephrine > epinephrine = oxymetazoline > dopamine > p-tyramine = phenylephrine > serotonin > p-synephrine / p-octopamine. For antagonists, the rank order is yohimbine > chlorpromazine > phentolamine > mianserine > spiperone > prazosin > alprenolol > propanolol > pindolol
Gene Name:
ADRA2B
Uniprot ID:
P18089
Molecular weight:
49953.1
References
  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. [17139284 ]
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. [17016423 ]
General function:
Involved in inward rectifier potassium channel activity
Specific function:
In the kidney, probably plays a major role in potassium homeostasis. Inward rectifier potassium channels are characterized by a greater tendency to allow potassium to flow into the cell rather than out of it. Their voltage dependence is regulated by the concentration of extracellular potassium; as external potassium is raised, the voltage range of the channel opening shifts to more positive voltages. The inward rectification is mainly due to the blockage of outward current by internal magnesium. This channel is activated by internal ATP and can be blocked by external barium
Gene Name:
KCNJ1
Uniprot ID:
P48048
Molecular weight:
44794.6
References
  1. Bkaily G, Caille JP, Payet MD, Peyrow M, Sauve R, Renaud JF, Sperelakis N: Bethanidine increases one type of potassium current and relaxes aortic muscle. Can J Physiol Pharmacol. 1988 Jun;66(6):731-6. [3167688 ]
  2. Bkaily G: Bethanidine, nitroprusside and atrial natriuretic factor open a cGMP-sensitive K+ channel in aortic muscle. Prog Clin Biol Res. 1990;327:507-15. [2157221 ]
General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
Alpha-2 adrenergic receptors mediate the catecholamine- induced inhibition of adenylate cyclase through the action of G proteins
Gene Name:
ADRA2C
Uniprot ID:
P18825
Molecular weight:
49521.6
References
  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. [17139284 ]
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. [17016423 ]
  3. Noshiro T, Miura Y, Kimura S, Meguro Y, Sugawara T, Ohashi H, Takahashi M, Sano N, Watanabe H, Ohzeki T, et al.: Functional relationships between platelet alpha 2-adrenoceptors and sympathetic nerve activity in clinical hypertensive states. J Hypertens. 1990 Dec;8(12):1097-104. [1962798 ]
  4. Noshiro T, Miura Y, Kimura S, Meguro Y, Sugawara T, Ohashi H, Takahashi M, Sano N, Watanabe H, Ohzeki T, et al.: Functional relationship between platelet alpha 2-adrenoceptors and sympathetic nerve activity in man. Clin Exp Hypertens A. 1989;11 Suppl 1:287-94. [2545383 ]