4-Methylimidazole

Identification

Name
4-Methylimidazole
Accession Number
DB03385
Description
Not Available
Type
Small Molecule
Groups
Experimental
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Structure
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Weight
Average: 82.1038
Monoisotopic: 82.053098202
Chemical Formula
C4H6N2
Synonyms
  • 4-MEI
  • 4(5)-methylimidazole
External IDs
  • NSC-40744

Pharmacology

Indication
Not Available
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Pharmacodynamics
Not Available
Mechanism of action
TargetActionsOrganism
UCarbonic anhydrase 2Not AvailableHumans
UMyoglobinNot AvailableHumans
UCarbonic anhydrase 5A, mitochondrialNot AvailableHumans
Absorption
Not Available
Volume of distribution
Not Available
Protein binding
Not Available
Metabolism
Not Available
Route of elimination
Not Available
Half-life
Not Available
Clearance
Not Available
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Toxicity
Not Available
Affected organisms
Not Available
Pathways
Not Available
Pharmacogenomic Effects/ADRs
Not Available

Interactions

Drug Interactions
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Not Available
Food Interactions
Not Available

Categories

Drug Categories
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Chemical TaxonomyProvided by Classyfire
Description
This compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as imidazoles. These are compounds containing an imidazole ring, which is an aromatic five-member ring with two nitrogen atoms at positions 1 and 3, and three carbon atoms.
Kingdom
Organic compounds
Super Class
Organoheterocyclic compounds
Class
Azoles
Sub Class
Imidazoles
Direct Parent
Imidazoles
Alternative Parents
Heteroaromatic compounds / Azacyclic compounds / Organopnictogen compounds / Organonitrogen compounds / Hydrocarbon derivatives
Substituents
Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound / Azacycle / Heteroaromatic compound / Hydrocarbon derivative / Imidazole / Organic nitrogen compound / Organonitrogen compound / Organopnictogen compound
Molecular Framework
Aromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
imidazoles (CHEBI:40035)

Chemical Identifiers

UNII
Q64GF9FV4I
CAS number
822-36-6
InChI Key
XLSZMDLNRCVEIJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI
InChI=1S/C4H6N2/c1-4-2-5-3-6-4/h2-3H,1H3,(H,5,6)
IUPAC Name
4-methyl-1H-imidazole
SMILES
CC1=CNC=N1

References

Synthesis Reference

Walter Mesch, "Preparation of 4-methylimidazole." U.S. Patent US4803281, issued March, 1983.

US4803281
General References
Not Available
KEGG Compound
C19262
PubChem Compound
13195
PubChem Substance
46508375
ChemSpider
12640
ChEBI
40035
ChEMBL
CHEMBL1230309
ZINC
ZINC000008283845
PDBe Ligand
4MZ
Wikipedia
4-Methylimidazole
PDB Entries
1dtm / 1g0e / 1keq / 1moo / 2fnn / 4hey / 6d2o / 6tx5

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials
PhaseStatusPurposeConditionsCount

Pharmacoeconomics

Manufacturers
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Packagers
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Dosage Forms
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Prices
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Patents
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Properties

State
Solid
Experimental Properties
Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility585.0 mg/mLALOGPS
logP0.39ALOGPS
logP-0.014ChemAxon
logS0.85ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)14.78ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)6.83ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area28.68 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity23.6 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability8.71 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
Predicted ADMET Features
PropertyValueProbability
Human Intestinal Absorption+0.9925
Blood Brain Barrier+0.9835
Caco-2 permeable-0.6311
P-glycoprotein substrateNon-substrate0.7136
P-glycoprotein inhibitor INon-inhibitor0.958
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IINon-inhibitor0.983
Renal organic cation transporterNon-inhibitor0.8254
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-substrate0.814
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-substrate0.9152
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-substrate0.8323
CYP450 1A2 substrateNon-inhibitor0.8403
CYP450 2C9 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.8965
CYP450 2D6 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.9181
CYP450 2C19 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.843
CYP450 3A4 inhibitorNon-inhibitor0.921
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityLow CYP Inhibitory Promiscuity0.7857
Ames testNon AMES toxic0.9132
CarcinogenicityNon-carcinogens0.918
BiodegradationNot ready biodegradable0.772
Rat acute toxicity2.0706 LD50, mol/kg Not applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Weak inhibitor0.9564
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Non-inhibitor0.9649
ADMET data is predicted using admetSAR, a free tool for evaluating chemical ADMET properties. (23092397)

Spectra

Mass Spec (NIST)
Not Available
Spectra
SpectrumSpectrum TypeSplash Key
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positive (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positive (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positive (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negative (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negative (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available
Predicted MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negative (Annotated)Predicted LC-MS/MSNot Available

Targets

Kind
Protein
Organism
Humans
Pharmacological action
Unknown
General Function
Zinc ion binding
Specific Function
Essential for bone resorption and osteoclast differentiation (By similarity). Reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. Can hydrate cyanamide to urea. Involved in the regulation of fluid secretion in...
Gene Name
CA2
Uniprot ID
P00918
Uniprot Name
Carbonic anhydrase 2
Molecular Weight
29245.895 Da
References
  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. [PubMed:17139284]
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. [PubMed:17016423]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Humans
Pharmacological action
Unknown
General Function
Oxygen transporter activity
Specific Function
Serves as a reserve supply of oxygen and facilitates the movement of oxygen within muscles.
Gene Name
MB
Uniprot ID
P02144
Uniprot Name
Myoglobin
Molecular Weight
17183.725 Da
References
  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. [PubMed:17139284]
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. [PubMed:17016423]
  3. Berman HM, Westbrook J, Feng Z, Gilliland G, Bhat TN, Weissig H, Shindyalov IN, Bourne PE: The Protein Data Bank. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Jan 1;28(1):235-42. [PubMed:10592235]
Kind
Protein
Organism
Humans
Pharmacological action
Unknown
General Function
Zinc ion binding
Specific Function
Reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. Low activity.
Gene Name
CA5A
Uniprot ID
P35218
Uniprot Name
Carbonic anhydrase 5A, mitochondrial
Molecular Weight
34750.21 Da
References
  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. [PubMed:17139284]
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. [PubMed:17016423]
  3. Berman HM, Westbrook J, Feng Z, Gilliland G, Bhat TN, Weissig H, Shindyalov IN, Bourne PE: The Protein Data Bank. Nucleic Acids Res. 2000 Jan 1;28(1):235-42. [PubMed:10592235]

Drug created on June 13, 2005 07:24 / Updated on June 12, 2020 10:52

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