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Substance Name: Tetrahydrobiopterin
RN: 17528-72-2
InChIKey: FNKQXYHWGSIFBK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Co-factor required for catalytic activity of nitric oxide synthases.

Classification Codes

  • Diagnostic Aid
  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent

Molecular Formula

  • C9-H15-N5-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 241.2495
 
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Tetrahydrobiopterin

Name of Substance

  • 5,6,7,8-Tetrahydrobiopterin

Synonyms

  • (1R,2S)-(2-Amino-3,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydro-4-oxo-6-pteridinyl)-1,2-propandiol
  • 5,6,7,8-Tetrahydro-2-amino-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-4(1H)-pteridinone
  • 5,6,7,8-Tetrahydrobiopterin
  • 5-26-18-00418 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • BH4
  • BRN 0544742
  • L-erythro-2-Amino-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-4(3H)-pteridinon
  • Tetrahydrobiopterin

Systematic Name

  • 4(1H)-Pteridinone, 5,6,7,8-tetrahydro-2-amino-6-(1,2-dihydroxypropyl)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 17528-72-2

Other Registry Numbers

  • 14443-70-0
  • 14901-24-7

System Generated Number

  • 0017528722

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C9H15N5O3/c1-3(15)6(16)4-2-11-7-5(12-4)8(17)14-9(10)13-7/h3-4,6,12,15-16H,2H2,1H3,(H4,10,11,13,14,17)

InChIKey

FNKQXYHWGSIFBK-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CC(C(C1CNc2c(c(=O)nc([nH]2)N)N1)O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 258mg/kg (258mg/kg)   Toxicology. Vol. 42, Pg. 183, 1986.