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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2012-09-06 15:16:50 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:30:05 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB14795
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMecamylamine
DescriptionA nicotinic antagonist that is well absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and crosses the blood-brain barrier. Mecamylamine has been used as a ganglionic blocker in treating hypertension, but, like most ganglionic blockers, is more often used now as a research tool. [PubChem]
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
VersamineKegg
2-methylamino-2,3,3-TrimethylnorbornaneHMDB
2-MethylaminoisocamphaneHMDB
3-MethylaminoisocamphaneHMDB
MecamilaminaHMDB
Chemical FormulaC11H21N
Average Molecular Weight167.2911
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight167.167399677
IUPAC NameN,2,3,3-tetramethylbicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-amine
Traditional Namemecamylamine
CAS Registry Number60-40-2
SMILES
CNC1(C)C2CCC(C2)C1(C)C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C11H21N/c1-10(2)8-5-6-9(7-8)11(10,3)12-4/h8-9,12H,5-7H2,1-4H3
InChI KeyInChIKey=IMYZQPCYWPFTAG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as bicyclic monoterpenoids. These are monoterpenoids containing exactly 2 rings, which are fused to each other.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassMonoterpenoids
Direct ParentBicyclic monoterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Bicyclic monoterpenoid
  • Cyclohexylamine
  • Secondary amine
  • Secondary aliphatic amine
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Amine
  • Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Drug
Biofunction
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Ganglionic Blockers
  • Nicotinic Antagonists
Application
  • Pharmaceutical
Cellular locations
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point< 25 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility1.24e-01 g/LNot Available
LogP2.7Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.12 mg/mLALOGPS
logP3.13ALOGPS
logP2.37ChemAxon
logS-3.1ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)10.88ChemAxon
Physiological Charge1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area12.03 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity51.83 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability20.74 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings2ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot 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 DB00657
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB00657
  • Not Applicable
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDDB00657
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID3892
KEGG Compound IDC07511
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkMecamylamine
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB14795
Metagene LinkHMDB14795
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound4032
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID100880
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in extracellular ligand-gated ion channel activity
Specific function:
After binding acetylcholine, the AChR responds by an extensive change in conformation that affects all subunits and leads to opening of an ion-conducting channel across the plasma membrane
Gene Name:
CHRNA2
Uniprot ID:
Q15822
Molecular weight:
59764.8
References
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  4. Struthers AM, Wilkinson JL, Dwoskin LP, Crooks PA, Bevins RA: Mecamylamine, dihydro-beta-erythroidine, and dextromethorphan block conditioned responding evoked by the conditional stimulus effects of nicotine. Pharmacol Biochem Behav. 2009 Dec;94(2):319-28. Epub 2009 Sep 22. [19778551 ]
  5. Shytle RD, Penny E, Silver AA, Goldman J, Sanberg PR: Mecamylamine (Inversine): an old antihypertensive with new research directions. J Hum Hypertens. 2002 Jul;16(7):453-7. [12080428 ]