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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2013-05-17 01:26:20 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 08:07:27 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB60513
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameTamoxifen N-oxide
DescriptionTamoxifen N-oxide is a metabolite of tamoxifen. Tamoxifen is an antagonist of the estrogen receptor in breast tissue via its active metabolite, hydroxytamoxifen. In other tissues such as the endometrium, it behaves as an agonist, and thus may be characterized as a mixed agonist/antagonist. Tamoxifen is the usual endocrine therapy for hormone receptor-positive breast cancer in pre-menopausal women, and is also a standard in post-menopausal women although aromatase inhibitors are also frequently used in that setting. (Wikipedia)
Structure
Thumb
SynonymsNot Available
Chemical FormulaC26H29NO2
Average Molecular Weight387.514
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight387.219829177
IUPAC Name2-{4-[(1Z)-1,2-diphenylbut-1-en-1-yl]phenoxy}-N,N-dimethylethanamine oxide
Traditional Name2-{4-[(1Z)-1,2-diphenylbut-1-en-1-yl]phenoxy}-N,N-dimethylethanamine oxide
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
SMILES
CC\C(=C(/C1=CC=CC=C1)C1=CC=C(OCC[N+](C)(C)[O-])C=C1)C1=CC=CC=C1
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C26H29NO2/c1-4-25(21-11-7-5-8-12-21)26(22-13-9-6-10-14-22)23-15-17-24(18-16-23)29-20-19-27(2,3)28/h5-18H,4,19-20H2,1-3H3/b26-25-
InChI KeyInChIKey=YAASNACECBQAFW-QPLCGJKRSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as stilbenes. These are organic compounds containing a 1,2-diphenylethylene moiety. Stilbenes (C6-C2-C6 ) are derived from the common phenylpropene (C6-C3) skeleton building block. The introduction of one or more hydroxyl groups to a phenyl ring lead to stilbenoids.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassPhenylpropanoids and polyketides
ClassStilbenes
Sub ClassNot Available
Direct ParentStilbenes
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Stilbene
  • Diphenylmethane
  • Phenylpropene
  • Phenylpropane
  • Phenol ether
  • Alkyl aryl ether
  • Benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Trisubstituted n-oxide
  • Ether
  • N-oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic salt
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organic zwitterion
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Drug metabolite
Biofunction
  • Waste products
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
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 Solubility0.000202 mg/mLALOGPS
logP3.65ALOGPS
logP5.23ChemAxon
logS-6.3ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)3.27ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area36.11 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count8ChemAxon
Refractivity130.48 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability44.89 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings3ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue Location
  • Kidney
  • Liver
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Tamoxifen Metabolism PathwaySMP00606Not Available
Tamoxifen PathwaySMP00471Not 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 IDDBMET00032
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC16545
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB60513
Metagene LinkHMDB60513
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 flavin-containing monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
In contrast with other forms of FMO it does not seem to be a drug-metabolizing enzyme.
Gene Name:
FMO5
Uniprot ID:
P49326
Molecular weight:
32480.04
Reactions
Tamoxifen + Oxygen + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → Tamoxifen N-oxide + NADP + Waterdetails
General function:
Involved in flavin-containing monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the N-oxidation of certain primary alkylamines to their oximes via an N-hydroxylamine intermediate. Inactive toward certain tertiary amines, such as imipramine or chloropromazine. Can catalyze the S-oxidation of methimazole. The truncated form is catalytically inactive.
Gene Name:
FMO2
Uniprot ID:
Q99518
Molecular weight:
53643.29
Reactions
Tamoxifen + Oxygen + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → Tamoxifen N-oxide + NADP + Waterdetails
General function:
Involved in flavin-containing monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
This protein is involved in the oxidative metabolism of a variety of xenobiotics such as drugs and pesticides.
Gene Name:
FMO4
Uniprot ID:
P31512
Molecular weight:
63342.055
Reactions
Tamoxifen + Oxygen + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → Tamoxifen N-oxide + NADP + Waterdetails
General function:
Involved in flavin-containing monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
Involved in the oxidative metabolism of a variety of xenobiotics such as drugs and pesticides. It N-oxygenates primary aliphatic alkylamines as well as secondary and tertiary amines. Plays an important role in the metabolism of trimethylamine (TMA), via the production of TMA N-oxide (TMAO). Is also able to perform S-oxidation when acting on sulfide compounds.
Gene Name:
FMO3
Uniprot ID:
P31513
Molecular weight:
60032.975
Reactions
Tamoxifen + Oxygen + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → Tamoxifen N-oxide + NADP + Waterdetails
General function:
Involved in flavin-containing monooxygenase activity
Specific function:
This protein is involved in the oxidative metabolism of a variety of xenobiotics such as drugs and pesticides. Form I catalyzes the N-oxygenation of secondary and tertiary amines.
Gene Name:
FMO1
Uniprot ID:
Q01740
Molecular weight:
60310.285
Reactions
Tamoxifen + Oxygen + NADPH + Hydrogen Ion → Tamoxifen N-oxide + NADP + Waterdetails