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Substance Name: Metyrapone hydrochloride
RN: 22752-91-6
InChIKey: NLEWDSPHLFJEJR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An inhibitor of the enzyme STEROID 11-BETA-MONOOXYGENASE. It is used as a test of the feedback hypothalamic-pituitary mechanism in the diagnosis of CUSHING SYNDROME.

Classification Codes

  • Antimetabolites
  • Enzyme Inhibitors

Molecular Formula

  • C14-H14-N2-O.x-Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 262.7385
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Metyrapone hydrochloride

Systematic Name

  • 1-Propanone, 2-methyl-1,2-di-3-pyridinyl-, hydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 22752-91-6

System Generated Number

  • 0022752916

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C14-H14-N2-O.x-Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C14-H14-N2-O
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C14H14N2O.ClH/c1-14(2,12-6-4-8-16-10-12)13(17)11-5-3-7-15-9-11;/h3-10H,1-2H3;1H

InChIKey

NLEWDSPHLFJEJR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CC(C)(c1cccnc1)C(=O)c2cccnc2.Cl