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Creation Date2012-09-06 15:16:50 UTC
Update Date2017-09-27 08:27:39 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0014686
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB14686
Metabolite Identification
Common NameAdinazolam
DescriptionAdinazolam is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is a benzodiazepine derivative. It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative, and antidepressant properties. Adinazolam was developed by Dr. Jackson B. Hester, who was seeking to enhance the antidepressant properties of alprazolam, which he also developed.Adinazolam binds to peripheral-type benzodiazepine receptors which interact allosterically with GABA receptors. This potentiates the effects of the inhibitory neurotransmitter GABA, increasing the inhibition of the ascending reticular activating system and blocking the cortical and limbic arousal that occurs following stimulation of the reticular pathways.
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
8-chloro-1-((dimethylamino)Methyl)-6-phenyl-4H-S-triazolo(4,3-a)(1,4)benzodiazepineChEBI
AdinazolamumChEBI
Chemical FormulaC19H18ClN5
Average Molecular Weight351.833
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight351.125073308
IUPAC Name({12-chloro-9-phenyl-2,4,5,8-tetraazatricyclo[8.4.0.0²,⁶]tetradeca-1(10),3,5,8,11,13-hexaen-3-yl}methyl)dimethylamine
Traditional Nameadinazolam
CAS Registry Number37115-32-5
SMILES
CN(C)CC1=NN=C2CN=C(C3=CC=CC=C3)C3=C(C=CC(Cl)=C3)N12
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C19H18ClN5/c1-24(2)12-18-23-22-17-11-21-19(13-6-4-3-5-7-13)15-10-14(20)8-9-16(15)25(17)18/h3-10H,11-12H2,1-2H3
InChI KeyGJSLOMWRLALDCT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of chemical entities known as 1,4-benzodiazepines. These are organic compounds containing a benzene ring fused to a 1,4-azepine.
KingdomChemical entities
Super ClassOrganic compounds
ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
Sub ClassBenzodiazepines
Direct Parent1,4-benzodiazepines
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • 1,4-benzodiazepine
  • Aralkylamine
  • Aryl chloride
  • Aryl halide
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Benzenoid
  • Azole
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • 1,2,4-triazole
  • Ketimine
  • Tertiary amine
  • Tertiary aliphatic amine
  • Azacycle
  • Organic 1,3-dipolar compound
  • Propargyl-type 1,3-dipolar organic compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organochloride
  • Organohalogen compound
  • Amine
  • Imine
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Disposition

Biological Location:

  Subcellular:

  Biofluid and excreta:

Role

Industrial application:

  Pharmaceutical industry:

Indirect biological role:

Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.067 g/LNot Available
LogP4.4Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.067 g/LALOGPS
logP2.57ALOGPS
logP2.24ChemAxon
logS-3.7ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)18.38ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)6.66ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area46.31 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity112.31 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability37.15 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-05nf-9033000000-0dc8d0feb0b685bc12aeView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0udi-0009000000-acca3b4d4884fba51706View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0pb9-1019000000-7c41944a85dcc729e45fView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0hfx-3190000000-b82f1f870cf76916bf20View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0049000000-fb3a7658eafc13c094dbView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0029000000-1313138f4f4195a6ef1fView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0udi-5390000000-041b41562f98430e82d1View in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
NameSMPDB/PathwhizKEGG
No entries found
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not Quantified Not AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB00546 details
UrineExpected but not Quantified Not AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB00546 details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDDB00546
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID34519
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkAdinazolam
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound37632
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID251412
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
  3. File SE, Pellow S: Triazolobenzodiazepines antagonize the effects of anxiogenic drugs mediated at three different central nervous system sites. Neurosci Lett. 1985 Oct 24;61(1-2):115-9. [PubMed:2867497 ]

Enzymes

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 performs a variety of oxidation reactions (e.g. caffeine 8-oxidation, omeprazole sulphoxidation, midazolam 1'-hydroxylation and midazolam 4-hydroxylation) of structurally unrelated compounds, including steroids, fatty acids, and xenobiotics. Acts as a 1,8-cineole 2-exo-monooxygenase. The enzyme also hydroxylates etoposide.
Gene Name:
CYP3A4
Uniprot ID:
P08684
Molecular weight:
57255.585
References
  1. Venkatakrishnan K, von Moltke LL, Duan SX, Fleishaker JC, Shader RI, Greenblatt DJ: Kinetic characterization and identification of the enzymes responsible for the hepatic biotransformation of adinazolam and N-desmethyladinazolam in man. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1998 Mar;50(3):265-74. [PubMed:9600717 ]
  2. 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. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp970. Epub 2009 Nov 24. [PubMed:19934256 ]
General function:
Involved in monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Responsible for the metabolism of a number of therapeutic agents such as the anticonvulsant drug S-mephenytoin, omeprazole, proguanil, certain barbiturates, diazepam, propranolol, citalopram and imipramine.
Gene Name:
CYP2C19
Uniprot ID:
P33261
Molecular weight:
55944.565
References
  1. Venkatakrishnan K, von Moltke LL, Duan SX, Fleishaker JC, Shader RI, Greenblatt DJ: Kinetic characterization and identification of the enzymes responsible for the hepatic biotransformation of adinazolam and N-desmethyladinazolam in man. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1998 Mar;50(3):265-74. [PubMed:9600717 ]
  2. 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. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkp970. Epub 2009 Nov 24. [PubMed:19934256 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRG2
Uniprot ID:
P18507
Molecular weight:
54161.8
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRA1
Uniprot ID:
P14867
Molecular weight:
51801.4
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRA2
Uniprot ID:
P47869
Molecular weight:
51325.9
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRA3
Uniprot ID:
P34903
Molecular weight:
55164.1
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRA5
Uniprot ID:
P31644
Molecular weight:
52145.6
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRB1
Uniprot ID:
P18505
Molecular weight:
54234.1
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRB2
Uniprot ID:
P47870
Molecular weight:
59149.9
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRB3
Uniprot ID:
P28472
Molecular weight:
54115.0
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRD
Uniprot ID:
O14764
Molecular weight:
50707.8
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRE
Uniprot ID:
P78334
Molecular weight:
57971.2
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRG1
Uniprot ID:
Q8N1C3
Molecular weight:
53594.5
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRG3
Uniprot ID:
Q99928
Molecular weight:
54288.2
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel. In the uterus, the function of the receptor appears to be related to tissue contractility. The binding of this pI subunit with other GABA(A) receptor subunits alters the sensitivity of recombinant receptors to modulatory agents such as pregnanolone
Gene Name:
GABRP
Uniprot ID:
O00591
Molecular weight:
50639.7
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel. Rho-1 GABA receptor could play a role in retinal neurotransmission
Gene Name:
GABRR1
Uniprot ID:
P24046
Molecular weight:
55882.9
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel. Rho-2 GABA receptor could play a role in retinal neurotransmission
Gene Name:
GABRR2
Uniprot ID:
P28476
Molecular weight:
56816.6
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transport
Specific function:
GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel
Gene Name:
GABRR3
Uniprot ID:
A8MPY1
Molecular weight:
54271.1
References
  1. Lahti RA, Sethy VH, Barsuhn C, Hester JB: Pharmacological profile of the antidepressant adinazolam, a triazolobenzodiazepine. Neuropharmacology. 1983 Nov;22(11):1277-82. [PubMed:6320036 ]
  2. Sethy VH, Collins RJ, Daniels EG: Determination of biological activity of adinazolam and its metabolites. J Pharm Pharmacol. 1984 Aug;36(8):546-8. [PubMed:6148400 ]