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Substance Name: Carnosine
RN: 305-84-0
UNII: 8HO6PVN24W
InChIKey: CQOVPNPJLQNMDC-ZETCQYMHSA-N

Note

  • A naturally occurring dipeptide neuropeptide found in muscles.

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Reproductive Effect

Molecular Formula

  • C9-H14-N4-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 226.2346
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Carnosine

MeSH Heading

  • Carnosine

Synonyms

  • 4-25-00-04381 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • beta-Alanyl-L-histidine
  • BRN 0087671
  • Carnosine
  • EINECS 206-169-9
  • Ignotine
  • Karnozin
  • Karnozzn
  • L-Carnosine
  • N-2-M
  • NSC 524045
  • UNII-8HO6PVN24W

Systematic Names

  • Carnosine
  • L-Histidine, beta-alanyl-
  • L-Histidine, N-beta-alanyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 305-84-0

FDA UNII

  • 8HO6PVN24W

Other Registry Number

  • 7683-28-5

System Generated Number

  • 0000305840

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C9H14N4O3/c10-2-1-8(14)13-7(9(15)16)3-6-4-11-5-12-6/h4-5,7H,1-3,10H2,(H,11,12)(H,13,14)(H,15,16)/t7-/m0/s1

InChIKey

CQOVPNPJLQNMDC-ZETCQYMHSA-N

Smiles

c1nc[nH]c1C[C@@H](NC(CCN)=O)C(O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 9087mg/kg (9087mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
United States Patent Document. Vol. #4446149,
mouse LD50 oral > 14930mg/kg (14930mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: MUSCLE CONTRACTION OR SPASTICITY)

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
United States Patent Document. Vol. #4446149,

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 260 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -1.810 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.60E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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