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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2013-05-17 01:00:46 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 08:05:19 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB60412
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common Name6-Methylmercaptopurine
Description6-Methylmercaptopurine is a metabolite of mercaptopurine. Mercaptopurine (also called 6-mercaptopurine, 6-MP or its brand name Purinethol) is an immunosuppressive drug. It is a thiopurine. (Wikipedia)
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
6-MethylmercaptopurineChEBI
Thiopurine S-methyletherChEBI
Chemical FormulaC6H6N4S
Average Molecular Weight166.204
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight166.031316902
IUPAC Name6-(methylsulfanyl)-9H-purine
Traditional Name6-methylthiopurine
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
SMILES
CSC1=NC=NC2=C1N=CN2
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C6H6N4S/c1-11-6-4-5(8-2-7-4)9-3-10-6/h2-3H,1H3,(H,7,8,9,10)
InChI KeyInChIKey=UIJIQXGRFSPYQW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 6-thiopurines. These are compounds containing a purine that carries a thiol group at the 6-position. Purine is a bicyclic aromatic compound made up of a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
ClassImidazopyrimidines
Sub ClassPurines and purine derivatives
Direct Parent6-thiopurines
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • 6-thiopurine
  • Alkylarylthioether
  • Pyrimidine
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Imidazole
  • Azole
  • Azacycle
  • Sulfenyl compound
  • Thioether
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organosulfur compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Drug metabolite
Biofunction
  • Waste products
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locationsNot Available
Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility3.6 mg/mLALOGPS
logP0.64ALOGPS
logP0.93ChemAxon
logS-1.7ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)9.92ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)4.71ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area54.46 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity44.66 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability16 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings2ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue Location
  • Kidney
  • Liver
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Azathioprine PathwaySMP00427Not Available
Mercaptopurine Metabolism PathwaySMP00609Not Available
Mercaptopurine PathwaySMP00428Not Available
Thioguanine PathwaySMP00430Not Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableNormal
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableNormal
  • Not Applicable
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC16614
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB60412
Metagene LinkHMDB60412
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem CompoundNot Available
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Magrane M, Consortium U: UniProt Knowledgebase: a hub of integrated protein data. Database (Oxford). 2011 Mar 29;2011:bar009. doi: 10.1093/database/bar009. Print 2011. [21447597 ]

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in thiopurine S-methyltransferase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the S-methylation of thiopurine drugs such as 6-mercaptopurine.
Gene Name:
TPMT
Uniprot ID:
P51580
Molecular weight:
28180.09
Reactions
Mercaptopurine + S-Adenosylmethionine → 6-Methylmercaptopurine + S-Adenosylhomocysteinedetails
General function:
Involved in hypoxanthine phosphoribosyltransferase activity
Specific function:
Converts guanine to guanosine monophosphate, and hypoxanthine to inosine monophosphate. Transfers the 5-phosphoribosyl group from 5-phosphoribosylpyrophosphate onto the purine. Plays a central role in the generation of purine nucleotides through the purine salvage pathway.
Gene Name:
HPRT1
Uniprot ID:
P00492
Molecular weight:
24579.155
Reactions
6-Methylmercaptopurine + Phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate → 6-Methylthiopurine 5'-monophosphate ribonucleotide + Pyrophosphatedetails