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Creation Date2012-09-06 15:16:51 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:31:39 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB15152
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMinocycline
DescriptionMinocycline is only found in individuals that have used or taken this drug. It is a tetracycline analog, having a 7-dimethylamino and lacking the 5 methyl and hydroxyl groups, which is effective against tetracycline-resistant staphylococcus infections. [PubChem]Minocycline passes directly through the lipid bilayer or passively diffuses through porin channels in the bacterial membrane. Tetracyclines like minocycline bind to the 30S ribosomal subunit, preventing the binding of tRNA to the mRNA-ribosome complex and interfering with protein synthesis.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
(4S,4AS,5ar,12as)-4,7-bis(dimethylamino)-3,10,12,12a-tetrahydroxy-1,11-dioxo-1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a-octahydrotetracene-2-carboxamideChEBI
7-dimethylamino-6-Demethyl-6-deoxytetracyclineChEBI
MinociclinaChEBI
MinociclinumChEBI
Chemical FormulaC23H27N3O7
Average Molecular Weight457.4764
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight457.184900233
IUPAC Name(4S,4aS,5aR,12aS)-4,7-bis(dimethylamino)-3,10,12,12a-tetrahydroxy-1,11-dioxo-1,4,4a,5,5a,6,11,12a-octahydrotetracene-2-carboxamide
Traditional Nameminocycline
CAS Registry Number10118-90-8
SMILES
[H][C@@]12CC3=C(C(O)=CC=C3N(C)C)C(=O)C1=C(O)[C@]1(O)C(=O)C(C(N)=O)=C(O)[C@@H](N(C)C)[C@]1([H])C2
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C23H27N3O7/c1-25(2)12-5-6-13(27)15-10(12)7-9-8-11-17(26(3)4)19(29)16(22(24)32)21(31)23(11,33)20(30)14(9)18(15)28/h5-6,9,11,17,27,29-30,33H,7-8H2,1-4H3,(H2,24,32)/t9-,11-,17-,23-/m0/s1
InChI KeyInChIKey=DYKFCLLONBREIL-KVUCHLLUSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as tetracyclines. These are polyketides having an octahydrotetracene-2-carboxamide skeleton, substituted with many hydroxy and other groups.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassPhenylpropanoids and polyketides
ClassTetracyclines
Sub ClassNot Available
Direct ParentTetracyclines
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Tetracycline
  • Tetracene
  • Naphthacene
  • Anthracene carboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Tetralin
  • Dialkylarylamine
  • Aryl ketone
  • Aralkylamine
  • Benzenoid
  • Vinylogous acid
  • Tertiary alcohol
  • Tertiary aliphatic amine
  • Tertiary amine
  • Primary carboxylic acid amide
  • Polyol
  • Ketone
  • Carboxamide group
  • Enol
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Carboxylic acid amide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Alcohol
  • Aromatic homopolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homopolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Drug
Biofunction
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Tetracyclines
Application
  • Pharmaceutical
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility3.07e+00 g/LNot Available
LogP0.5Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility3.07 mg/mLALOGPS
logP-0.03ALOGPS
logP-3.3ChemAxon
logS-2.2ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)-2.3ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)8.25ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count9ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count5ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area164.63 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity122.54 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability45.9 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Minocycline PathwaySMP00292Not Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB01017
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableTaking drug identified by DrugBank entry DB01017
  • Not Applicable
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDDB01017
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID16735907
KEGG Compound IDC07225
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkMinocycline
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB15152
Metagene LinkHMDB15152
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem CompoundNot Available
PDB IDMIY
ChEBI ID50694
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Song Y, Wei EQ, Zhang WP, Zhang L, Liu JR, Chen Z: Minocycline protects PC12 cells from ischemic-like injury and inhibits 5-lipoxygenase activation. Neuroreport. 2004 Oct 5;15(14):2181-4. [15371729 ]
  2. Chen M, Ona VO, Li M, Ferrante RJ, Fink KB, Zhu S, Bian J, Guo L, Farrell LA, Hersch SM, Hobbs W, Vonsattel JP, Cha JH, Friedlander RM: Minocycline inhibits caspase-1 and caspase-3 expression and delays mortality in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington disease. Nat Med. 2000 Jul;6(7):797-801. [10888929 ]
  3. Gough A, Chapman S, Wagstaff K, Emery P, Elias E: Minocycline induced autoimmune hepatitis and systemic lupus erythematosus-like syndrome. BMJ. 1996 Jan 20;312(7024):169-72. [8563540 ]
  4. Tikka TM, Koistinaho JE: Minocycline provides neuroprotection against N-methyl-D-aspartate neurotoxicity by inhibiting microglia. J Immunol. 2001 Jun 15;166(12):7527-33. [11390507 ]
  5. Nirmalananthan N, Greensmith L: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: recent advances and future therapies. Curr Opin Neurol. 2005 Dec;18(6):712-9. [16280684 ]
  6. Wikipedia [Link]
  7. MEDSAFE [Link]

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in metal ion binding
Specific function:
Catalyzes the first step in leukotriene biosynthesis, and thereby plays a role in inflammatory processes.
Gene Name:
ALOX5
Uniprot ID:
P09917
Molecular weight:
77982.595
References
  1. Song Y, Wei EQ, Zhang WP, Zhang L, Liu JR, Chen Z: Minocycline protects PC12 cells from ischemic-like injury and inhibits 5-lipoxygenase activation. Neuroreport. 2004 Oct 5;15(14):2181-4. [15371729 ]
  2. Song Y, Wei EQ, Zhang WP, Ge QF, Liu JR, Wang ML, Huang XJ, Hu X, Chen Z: Minocycline protects PC12 cells against NMDA-induced injury via inhibiting 5-lipoxygenase activation. Brain Res. 2006 Apr 26;1085(1):57-67. Epub 2006 Mar 30. [16574083 ]
  3. Chu LS, Fang SH, Zhou Y, Yu GL, Wang ML, Zhang WP, Wei EQ: Minocycline inhibits 5-lipoxygenase activation and brain inflammation after focal cerebral ischemia in rats. Acta Pharmacol Sin. 2007 Jun;28(6):763-72. [17506934 ]
General function:
Involved in iron ion binding
Specific function:
Plays a role in apoptosis. Suppression of the anti- apoptotic members or activation of the pro-apoptotic members of the Bcl-2 family leads to altered mitochondrial membrane permeability resulting in release of cytochrome c into the cytosol. Binding of cytochrome c to Apaf-1 triggers the activation of caspase-9, which then accelerates apoptosis by activating other caspases
Gene Name:
CYCS
Uniprot ID:
P99999
Molecular weight:
11748.7
References
  1. Zhu S, Stavrovskaya IG, Drozda M, Kim BY, Ona V, Li M, Sarang S, Liu AS, Hartley DM, Wu DC, Gullans S, Ferrante RJ, Przedborski S, Kristal BS, Friedlander RM: Minocycline inhibits cytochrome c release and delays progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in mice. Nature. 2002 May 2;417(6884):74-8. [11986668 ]
  2. Matsuki S, Iuchi Y, Ikeda Y, Sasagawa I, Tomita Y, Fujii J: Suppression of cytochrome c release and apoptosis in testes with heat stress by minocycline. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003 Dec 19;312(3):843-9. [14680842 ]
  3. Chu HC, Lin YL, Sytwu HK, Lin SH, Liao CL, Chao YC: Effects of minocycline on Fas-mediated fulminant hepatitis in mice. Br J Pharmacol. 2005 Jan;144(2):275-82. [15665864 ]
  4. Heo K, Cho YJ, Cho KJ, Kim HW, Kim HJ, Shin HY, Lee BI, Kim GW: Minocycline inhibits caspase-dependent and -independent cell death pathways and is neuroprotective against hippocampal damage after treatment with kainic acid in mice. Neurosci Lett. 2006 May 8;398(3):195-200. Epub 2006 Feb 15. [16469440 ]
  5. Mansson R, Hansson MJ, Morota S, Uchino H, Ekdahl CT, Elmer E: Re-evaluation of mitochondrial permeability transition as a primary neuroprotective target of minocycline. Neurobiol Dis. 2007 Jan;25(1):198-205. Epub 2006 Oct 24. [17067803 ]
  6. Kim HS, Suh YH: Minocycline and neurodegenerative diseases. Behav Brain Res. 2009 Jan 23;196(2):168-79. Epub 2008 Oct 11. [18977395 ]
General function:
Involved in growth factor activity
Specific function:
Produced by activated macrophages, IL-1 stimulates thymocyte proliferation by inducing IL-2 release, B-cell maturation and proliferation, and fibroblast growth factor activity. IL-1 proteins are involved in the inflammatory response, being identified as endogenous pyrogens, and are reported to stimulate the release of prostaglandin and collagenase from synovial cells
Gene Name:
IL1B
Uniprot ID:
P01584
Molecular weight:
30747.7
References
  1. Sadowski T, Steinmeyer J: Minocycline inhibits the production of inducible nitric oxide synthase in articular chondrocytes. J Rheumatol. 2001 Feb;28(2):336-40. [11246672 ]
  2. Oringer RJ, Al-Shammari KF, Aldredge WA, Iacono VJ, Eber RM, Wang HL, Berwald B, Nejat R, Giannobile WV: Effect of locally delivered minocycline microspheres on markers of bone resorption. J Periodontol. 2002 Aug;73(8):835-42. [12211491 ]
  3. Amin AR, Attur MG, Thakker GD, Patel PD, Vyas PR, Patel RN, Patel IR, Abramson SB: A novel mechanism of action of tetracyclines: effects on nitric oxide synthases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Nov 26;93(24):14014-9. [8943052 ]
  4. Steinmeyer J, Daufeldt S, Taiwo YO: Pharmacological effect of tetracyclines on proteoglycanases from interleukin-1-treated articular cartilage. Biochem Pharmacol. 1998 Jan 1;55(1):93-100. [9413935 ]
General function:
Involved in metalloendopeptidase activity
Specific function:
May play an essential role in local proteolysis of the extracellular matrix and in leukocyte migration. Could play a role in bone osteoclastic resorption. Cleaves KiSS1 at a Gly-|-Leu bond. Cleaves type IV and type V collagen into large C-terminal three quarter fragments and shorter N-terminal one quarter fragments. Degrades fibronectin but not laminin or Pz-peptide
Gene Name:
MMP9
Uniprot ID:
P14780
Molecular weight:
78457.5
References
  1. Brundula V, Rewcastle NB, Metz LM, Bernard CC, Yong VW: Targeting leukocyte MMPs and transmigration: minocycline as a potential therapy for multiple sclerosis. Brain. 2002 Jun;125(Pt 6):1297-308. [12023318 ]
  2. Sutton TA, Kelly KJ, Mang HE, Plotkin Z, Sandoval RM, Dagher PC: Minocycline reduces renal microvascular leakage in a rat model of ischemic renal injury. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2005 Jan;288(1):F91-7. Epub 2004 Sep 7. [15353401 ]
  3. Koistinaho M, Malm TM, Kettunen MI, Goldsteins G, Starckx S, Kauppinen RA, Opdenakker G, Koistinaho J: Minocycline protects against permanent cerebral ischemia in wild type but not in matrix metalloprotease-9-deficient mice. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2005 Apr;25(4):460-7. [15674236 ]
  4. Lee CZ, Yao JS, Huang Y, Zhai W, Liu W, Guglielmo BJ, Lin E, Yang GY, Young WL: Dose-response effect of tetracyclines on cerebral matrix metalloproteinase-9 after vascular endothelial growth factor hyperstimulation. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2006 Sep;26(9):1157-64. Epub 2006 Jan 4. [16395286 ]
  5. Machado LS, Kozak A, Ergul A, Hess DC, Borlongan CV, Fagan SC: Delayed minocycline inhibits ischemia-activated matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9 after experimental stroke. BMC Neurosci. 2006 Jul 17;7:56. [16846501 ]
General function:
Involved in growth factor activity
Specific function:
Growth factor active in angiogenesis, vasculogenesis and endothelial cell growth. Induces endothelial cell proliferation, promotes cell migration, inhibits apoptosis and induces permeabilization of blood vessels. Binds to the FLT1/VEGFR1 and KDR/VEGFR2 receptors, heparan sulfate and heparin. NRP1/Neuropilin-1 binds isoforms VEGF-165 and VEGF-145. Isoform VEGF165B binds to KDR but does not activate downstream signaling pathways, does not activate angiogenesis and inhibits tumor growth
Gene Name:
VEGFA
Uniprot ID:
P15692
Molecular weight:
27042.2
References
  1. Sasamura H, Takahashi A, Miyao N, Yanase M, Masumori N, Kitamura H, Itoh N, Tsukamoto T: Inhibitory effect on expression of angiogenic factors by antiangiogenic agents in renal cell carcinoma. Br J Cancer. 2002 Mar 4;86(5):768-73. [11875741 ]
  2. Yao JS, Chen Y, Zhai W, Xu K, Young WL, Yang GY: Minocycline exerts multiple inhibitory effects on vascular endothelial growth factor-induced smooth muscle cell migration: the role of ERK1/2, PI3K, and matrix metalloproteinases. Circ Res. 2004 Aug 20;95(4):364-71. Epub 2004 Jul 15. [15256478 ]
  3. Rocchetti R, Talevi S, Margiotta C, Calza R, Corallini A, Possati L: Antiangiogenic drugs for chemotherapy of bladder tumours. Chemotherapy. 2005 Oct;51(6):291-9. Epub 2005 Oct 13. [16224178 ]
General function:
Involved in protein binding
Specific function:
Thiol protease that cleaves IL-1 beta between an Asp and an Ala, releasing the mature cytokine which is involved in a variety of inflammatory processes. Important for defense against pathogens. Cleaves and activates sterol regulatory element binding proteins (SREBPs). Can also promote apoptosis
Gene Name:
CASP1
Uniprot ID:
P29466
Molecular weight:
45158.2
References
  1. Chen M, Ona VO, Li M, Ferrante RJ, Fink KB, Zhu S, Bian J, Guo L, Farrell LA, Hersch SM, Hobbs W, Vonsattel JP, Cha JH, Friedlander RM: Minocycline inhibits caspase-1 and caspase-3 expression and delays mortality in a transgenic mouse model of Huntington disease. Nat Med. 2000 Jul;6(7):797-801. [10888929 ]
  2. Sanchez Mejia RO, Ona VO, Li M, Friedlander RM: Minocycline reduces traumatic brain injury-mediated caspase-1 activation, tissue damage, and neurological dysfunction. Neurosurgery. 2001 Jun;48(6):1393-9; discussion 1399-401. [11383749 ]
  3. Vincent JA, Mohr S: Inhibition of caspase-1/interleukin-1beta signaling prevents degeneration of retinal capillaries in diabetes and galactosemia. Diabetes. 2007 Jan;56(1):224-30. [17192486 ]
  4. Kim HS, Suh YH: Minocycline and neurodegenerative diseases. Behav Brain Res. 2009 Jan 23;196(2):168-79. Epub 2008 Oct 11. [18977395 ]

Transporters

General function:
Involved in transporter activity
Specific function:
Mediates saturable uptake of estrone sulfate, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate and related compounds
Gene Name:
SLC22A11
Uniprot ID:
Q9NSA0
Molecular weight:
59970.9
References
  1. Babu E, Takeda M, Narikawa S, Kobayashi Y, Yamamoto T, Cha SH, Sekine T, Sakthisekaran D, Endou H: Human organic anion transporters mediate the transport of tetracycline. Jpn J Pharmacol. 2002 Jan;88(1):69-76. [11855680 ]
General function:
Involved in ion transmembrane transporter activity
Specific function:
Involved in the renal elimination of endogenous and exogenous organic anions. Functions as organic anion exchanger when the uptake of one molecule of organic anion is coupled with an efflux of one molecule of endogenous dicarboxylic acid (glutarate, ketoglutarate, etc). Mediates the sodium-independent uptake of 2,3-dimercapto-1-propanesulfonic acid (DMPS). Mediates the sodium-independent uptake of p- aminohippurate (PAH), ochratoxin (OTA), acyclovir (ACV), 3'-azido- 3-'deoxythymidine (AZT), cimetidine (CMD), 2,4-dichloro- phenoxyacetate (2,4-D), hippurate (HA), indoleacetate (IA), indoxyl sulfate (IS) and 3-carboxy-4-methyl-5-propyl-2- furanpropionate (CMPF), cidofovir, adefovir, 9-(2- phosphonylmethoxyethyl) guanine (PMEG), 9-(2- phosphonylmethoxyethyl) diaminopurine (PMEDAP) and edaravone sulfate. PAH uptake is inhibited by p- chloromercuribenzenesulphonate (PCMBS), diethyl pyrocarbonate (DEPC), sulindac, diclofenac, carprofen, glutarate and okadaic acid. PAH uptake is inhibited by benzothiazolylcysteine (BTC), S-chlorotrifluoroethylcysteine (CTFC), cysteine S-conjugates S-dichlorovinylcysteine (DCVC), furosemide, steviol, phorbol 12-myristate 13-acetate (PMA), calcium ionophore A23187, benzylpenicillin, furosemide, indomethacin, bumetamide, losartan, probenecid, phenol red, urate, and alpha-ketoglutarate
Gene Name:
SLC22A6
Uniprot ID:
Q4U2R8
Molecular weight:
61815.8
References
  1. Babu E, Takeda M, Narikawa S, Kobayashi Y, Yamamoto T, Cha SH, Sekine T, Sakthisekaran D, Endou H: Human organic anion transporters mediate the transport of tetracycline. Jpn J Pharmacol. 2002 Jan;88(1):69-76. [11855680 ]
General function:
Involved in transmembrane transport
Specific function:
Mediates sodium-independent multispecific organic anion transport. Transport of prostaglandin E2, prostaglandin F2, tetracycline, bumetanide, estrone sulfate, glutarate, dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate, allopurinol, 5-fluorouracil, paclitaxel, L-ascorbic acid, salicylate, ethotrexate, and alpha- ketoglutarate
Gene Name:
SLC22A7
Uniprot ID:
Q9Y694
Molecular weight:
60025.0
References
  1. Babu E, Takeda M, Narikawa S, Kobayashi Y, Yamamoto T, Cha SH, Sekine T, Sakthisekaran D, Endou H: Human organic anion transporters mediate the transport of tetracycline. Jpn J Pharmacol. 2002 Jan;88(1):69-76. [11855680 ]