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Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-06 15:16:49 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:28:37 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB14460
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameZolmitriptan
DescriptionZolmitriptan is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is a synthetic tryptamine derivative and appears as a white powder that is readily soluble in water. [Wikipedia]Zolmitriptan binds with high affinity to human 5-HT1B and 5-HT1D receptors leading to cranial blood vessel constriction. Current theories proposed to explain the etiology of migraine headache suggest that symptoms are due to local cranial vasodilatation and/or to the release of sensory neuropeptides (vasoactive intestinal peptide, substance P and calcitonin gene-related peptide) through nerve endings in the trigeminal system. The therapeutic activity of zolmitriptan for the treatment of migraine headache can most likely be attributed to the agonist effects at the 5HT1B/1D receptors on intracranial blood vessels (including the arterio-venous anastomoses) and sensory nerves of the trigeminal system which result in cranial vessel constriction and inhibition of pro-inflammatory neuropeptide release.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
311c90ChEBI
4-[[3-(2-Dimethylaminoethyl)-1H-indol-5-yl]methyl]oxazolidin-2-oneChEBI
ZolmitriptanumChEBI
ZomigChEBI
ZMTHMDB
Chemical FormulaC16H21N3O2
Average Molecular Weight287.3568
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight287.163376931
IUPAC Name(4S)-4-({3-[2-(dimethylamino)ethyl]-1H-indol-5-yl}methyl)-1,3-oxazolidin-2-one
Traditional Namezomig
CAS Registry Number139264-17-8
SMILES
CN(C)CCC1=CNC2=CC=C(C[C@H]3COC(=O)N3)C=C12
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C16H21N3O2/c1-19(2)6-5-12-9-17-15-4-3-11(8-14(12)15)7-13-10-21-16(20)18-13/h3-4,8-9,13,17H,5-7,10H2,1-2H3,(H,18,20)/t13-/m0/s1
InChI KeyInChIKey=ULSDMUVEXKOYBU-ZDUSSCGKSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as tryptamines and derivatives. These are compounds containing the tryptamine backbone, which is structurally characterized by an indole ring subsituted at the 3-position by an ethanamine.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
ClassIndoles and derivatives
Sub ClassTryptamines and derivatives
Direct ParentTryptamines and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Tryptamine
  • Indole
  • Aralkylamine
  • Benzenoid
  • Substituted pyrrole
  • Oxazolidinone
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Pyrrole
  • Oxazolidine
  • Tertiary aliphatic amine
  • Tertiary amine
  • Oxacycle
  • Azacycle
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Amine
  • Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Drug
Biofunction
  • Anti-inflammatory Agents
  • Anti-migraine Agents
  • Selective Serotonin Agonists
  • Serotonin Agonists
  • Vasoconstrictor Agents
Application
  • Pharmaceutical
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility1.90e-01 g/LNot Available
LogP1.6Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.19 mg/mLALOGPS
logP2.25ALOGPS
logP2.04ChemAxon
logS-3.2ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)13ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)9.55ChemAxon
Physiological Charge1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area57.36 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count5ChemAxon
Refractivity82.44 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability31.65 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings3ChemAxon
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
  • Cytoplasm
  • 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 DB00315
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB00315
  • Not Applicable
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Predicted Concentrations
BiofluidValueOriginal ageOriginal sexOriginal conditionComments
Blood0-3 uMAdult (>18 years old)BothNormalPredicted based on drug qualities
Blood0-2 umol/mmol creatinineAdult (>18 years old)BothNormalPredicted based on drug qualities
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDDB00315
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID54844
KEGG Compound IDC07218
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkZolmitriptan
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB14460
Metagene LinkHMDB14460
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound60857
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID10124
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Pascual J: [Mechanism of action of zolmitriptan]. Neurologia. 1998 Oct;13 Suppl 2:9-15. [9859690 ]
  2. Martin GR: Pre-clinical pharmacology of zolmitriptan (Zomig; formerly 311C90), a centrally and peripherally acting 5HT1B/1D agonist for migraine. Cephalalgia. 1997 Oct;17 Suppl 18:4-14. [9399012 ]

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in oxidoreductase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the oxidative deamination of biogenic and xenobiotic amines and has important functions in the metabolism of neuroactive and vasoactive amines in the central nervous system and peripheral tissues. MAOA preferentially oxidizes biogenic amines such as 5-hydroxytryptamine (5-HT), norepinephrine and epinephrine.
Gene Name:
MAOA
Uniprot ID:
P21397
Molecular weight:
59681.27
References
  1. Rolan P: Potential drug interactions with the novel antimigraine compound zolmitriptan (Zomig, 311C90). Cephalalgia. 1997 Oct;17 Suppl 18:21-7. [9399014 ]
  2. Wild MJ, McKillop D, Butters CJ: Determination of the human cytochrome P450 isoforms involved in the metabolism of zolmitriptan. Xenobiotica. 1999 Aug;29(8):847-57. [10553725 ]
General function:
Involved in monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Cytochromes P450 are a group of heme-thiolate monooxygenases. In liver microsomes, this enzyme is involved in an NADPH-dependent electron transport pathway. It oxidizes a variety of structurally unrelated compounds, including steroids, fatty acids, and xenobiotics. Most active in catalyzing 2-hydroxylation. Caffeine is metabolized primarily by cytochrome CYP1A2 in the liver through an initial N3-demethylation. Also acts in the metabolism of aflatoxin B1 and acetaminophen. Participates in the bioactivation of carcinogenic aromatic and heterocyclic amines. Catalizes the N-hydroxylation of heterocyclic amines and the O-deethylation of phenacetin.
Gene Name:
CYP1A2
Uniprot ID:
P05177
Molecular weight:
58406.915
References
  1. Preissner S, Kroll K, Dunkel M, Senger C, Goldsobel G, Kuzman D, Guenther S, Winnenburg R, Schroeder M, Preissner R: SuperCYP: a comprehensive database on Cytochrome P450 enzymes including a tool for analysis of CYP-drug interactions. Nucleic Acids Res. 2010 Jan;38(Database issue):D237-43. Epub 2009 Nov 24. [19934256 ]
General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
This is one of the several different receptors for 5- hydroxytryptamine (serotonin), a biogenic hormone that functions as a neurotransmitter, a hormone, and a mitogen. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins that inhibit adenylate cyclase activity
Gene Name:
HTR1B
Uniprot ID:
P28222
Molecular weight:
43567.5
References
  1. Le Grand B, Panissie A, Perez M, Pauwels PJ, John GW: Zolmitriptan stimulates a Ca(2+)-dependent K(+) current in C6 glioma cells stably expressing recombinant human 5-HT(1B) receptors. Eur J Pharmacol. 2000 Jun 2;397(2-3):297-302. [10844127 ]
  2. Johnson DE, Rollema H, Schmidt AW, McHarg AD: Serotonergic effects and extracellular brain levels of eletriptan, zolmitriptan and sumatriptan in rat brain. Eur J Pharmacol. 2001 Aug 17;425(3):203-10. [11513839 ]
  3. de Almeida RM, Nikulina EM, Faccidomo S, Fish EW, Miczek KA: Zolmitriptan--a 5-HT1B/D agonist, alcohol, and aggression in mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2001 Sep;157(2):131-41. [11594437 ]
  4. Reuter U, Salomone S, Ickenstein GW, Waeber C: Effects of chronic sumatriptan and zolmitriptan treatment on 5-HT receptor expression and function in rats. Cephalalgia. 2004 May;24(5):398-407. [15096229 ]
  5. Chen X, Ji ZL, Chen YZ: TTD: Therapeutic Target Database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):412-5. [11752352 ]
  6. Whale R, Bhagwagar Z, Cowen PJ: Zolmitriptan-induced growth hormone release in humans: mediation by 5-HT1D receptors? Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1999 Jul;145(2):223-6. [10463324 ]
  7. Hargreaves RJ, Shepheard SL: Pathophysiology of migraine--new insights. Can J Neurol Sci. 1999 Nov;26 Suppl 3:S12-9. [10563228 ]
  8. Gowin JL, Swann AC, Moeller FG, Lane SD: Zolmitriptan and human aggression: interaction with alcohol. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010 Jul;210(4):521-31. Epub 2010 Apr 21. [20407761 ]
  9. Pascual J: [Mechanism of action of zolmitriptan]. Neurologia. 1998 Oct;13 Suppl 2:9-15. [9859690 ]
  10. Martin GR: Pre-clinical pharmacology of zolmitriptan (Zomig; formerly 311C90), a centrally and peripherally acting 5HT1B/1D agonist for migraine. Cephalalgia. 1997 Oct;17 Suppl 18:4-14. [9399012 ]
General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
This is one of the several different receptors for 5- hydroxytryptamine (serotonin), a biogenic hormone that functions as a neurotransmitter, a hormone, and a mitogen. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins that inhibit adenylate cyclase activity
Gene Name:
HTR1F
Uniprot ID:
P30939
Molecular weight:
41708.5
References
  1. Chen X, Ji ZL, Chen YZ: TTD: Therapeutic Target Database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):412-5. [11752352 ]
  2. Reuter U, Salomone S, Ickenstein GW, Waeber C: Effects of chronic sumatriptan and zolmitriptan treatment on 5-HT receptor expression and function in rats. Cephalalgia. 2004 May;24(5):398-407. [15096229 ]
  3. Villalon CM, Centurion D, Valdivia LF, de Vries P, Saxena PR: Migraine: pathophysiology, pharmacology, treatment and future trends. Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2003 Mar;1(1):71-84. [15320857 ]
  4. Villalon CM, Centurion D, Valdivia LF, De Vries P, Saxena PR: An introduction to migraine: from ancient treatment to functional pharmacology and antimigraine therapy. Proc West Pharmacol Soc. 2002;45:199-210. [12434581 ]
  5. Bhalla P, Sharma HS, Wurch T, Pauwels PJ, Saxena PR: Molecular cloning and expression of the porcine trigeminal ganglion cDNA encoding a 5-ht(1F) receptor. Eur J Pharmacol. 2002 Feb 1;436(1-2):23-33. [11834243 ]
  6. Wainscott DB, Johnson KW, Phebus LA, Schaus JM, Nelson DL: Human 5-HT1F receptor-stimulated [35S]GTPgammaS binding: correlation with inhibition of guinea pig dural plasma protein extravasation. Eur J Pharmacol. 1998 Jul 3;352(1):117-24. [9718276 ]
General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
This is one of the several different receptors for 5- hydroxytryptamine (serotonin), a biogenic hormone that functions as a neurotransmitter, a hormone, and a mitogen. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins that inhibit adenylate cyclase activity
Gene Name:
HTR1A
Uniprot ID:
P08908
Molecular weight:
46106.3
References
  1. Johnson DE, Rollema H, Schmidt AW, McHarg AD: Serotonergic effects and extracellular brain levels of eletriptan, zolmitriptan and sumatriptan in rat brain. Eur J Pharmacol. 2001 Aug 17;425(3):203-10. [11513839 ]
General function:
Involved in G-protein coupled receptor protein signaling pathway
Specific function:
This is one of the several different receptors for 5- hydroxytryptamine (serotonin), a biogenic hormone that functions as a neurotransmitter, a hormone, and a mitogen. The activity of this receptor is mediated by G proteins that inhibit adenylate cyclase activity
Gene Name:
HTR1D
Uniprot ID:
P28221
Molecular weight:
41906.4
References
  1. Whale R, Bhagwagar Z, Cowen PJ: Zolmitriptan-induced growth hormone release in humans: mediation by 5-HT1D receptors? Psychopharmacology (Berl). 1999 Jul;145(2):223-6. [10463324 ]
  2. Hargreaves RJ, Shepheard SL: Pathophysiology of migraine--new insights. Can J Neurol Sci. 1999 Nov;26 Suppl 3:S12-9. [10563228 ]
  3. Chen X, Ji ZL, Chen YZ: TTD: Therapeutic Target Database. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 1;30(1):412-5. [11752352 ]
  4. Le Grand B, Panissie A, Perez M, Pauwels PJ, John GW: Zolmitriptan stimulates a Ca(2+)-dependent K(+) current in C6 glioma cells stably expressing recombinant human 5-HT(1B) receptors. Eur J Pharmacol. 2000 Jun 2;397(2-3):297-302. [10844127 ]
  5. Johnson DE, Rollema H, Schmidt AW, McHarg AD: Serotonergic effects and extracellular brain levels of eletriptan, zolmitriptan and sumatriptan in rat brain. Eur J Pharmacol. 2001 Aug 17;425(3):203-10. [11513839 ]
  6. de Almeida RM, Nikulina EM, Faccidomo S, Fish EW, Miczek KA: Zolmitriptan--a 5-HT1B/D agonist, alcohol, and aggression in mice. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2001 Sep;157(2):131-41. [11594437 ]
  7. Reuter U, Salomone S, Ickenstein GW, Waeber C: Effects of chronic sumatriptan and zolmitriptan treatment on 5-HT receptor expression and function in rats. Cephalalgia. 2004 May;24(5):398-407. [15096229 ]
  8. Gowin JL, Swann AC, Moeller FG, Lane SD: Zolmitriptan and human aggression: interaction with alcohol. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2010 Jul;210(4):521-31. Epub 2010 Apr 21. [20407761 ]
  9. Pascual J: [Mechanism of action of zolmitriptan]. Neurologia. 1998 Oct;13 Suppl 2:9-15. [9859690 ]
  10. Martin GR: Pre-clinical pharmacology of zolmitriptan (Zomig; formerly 311C90), a centrally and peripherally acting 5HT1B/1D agonist for migraine. Cephalalgia. 1997 Oct;17 Suppl 18:4-14. [9399012 ]