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Substance Name: Nitroarginine
RN: 2149-70-4
UNII: 7O8V7H6P2J
InChIKey: MRAUNPAHJZDYCK-BYPYZUCNSA-N

Note

  • An inhibitor of nitric oxide synthetase which has been shown to prevent glutamate toxicity. Nitroarginine has been experimentally tested for its ability to prevent ammonia toxicity and ammonia-induced alterations in brain energy and ammonia metabolites. (Neurochem Res 1995:200(4):451-6)

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H13-N5-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 219.1997
 

Classification Code

  • Enzyme Inhibitors
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Nitroarginine

MeSH Heading

  • Nitroarginine

Synonyms

  • AI3-62168
  • Arginine, N(G)-nitro-
  • Arginine, omega-nitro-
  • Arginine, omega-nitro-, L-
  • EINECS 218-418-9
  • L-NNA
  • N(G)-Methyl-L-arginine
  • N(G)-Nitro-L-arginine
  • N(G)-Nitroarginine
  • N(sup G)-Nitro-L-arginine
  • Nitro-L-arginine
  • Norvaline, 5-(2-nitroguanidino)-, (+)-
  • NSC 53662
  • omega-Nitroarginine
  • Ornithine, N(5)-(nitroamidino)-, L-
  • UNII-7O8V7H6P2J

Systematic Names

  • L-Ornithine, N5-(imino(nitroamino)methyl)-
  • NG-Nitro-L-arginine

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2149-70-4

FDA UNII

  • 7O8V7H6P2J

Other Registry Numbers

  • 126265-23-4
  • 13855-78-2
  • 38733-00-5

System Generated Number

  • 0002149704

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H13N5O4/c7-4(5(12)13)2-1-3-9-6(8)10-11(14)15/h4H,1-3,7H2,(H,12,13)(H3,8,9,10)/t4-/m0/s1

InChIKey

MRAUNPAHJZDYCK-BYPYZUCNSA-N

Smiles

N[C@@H](CCCNC(=N)N[N+](=O)[O-])C(=O)O