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Substance Name: Racemetirosine [INN]
RN: 658-48-0
UNII: X88TTO174Z
InChIKey: NHTGHBARYWONDQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An inhibitor of the enzyme TYROSINE 3-MONOOXYGENASE, and consequently of the synthesis of catecholamines. It is used to control the symptoms of excessive sympathetic stimulation in patients with PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA. (Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H13-N-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 195.217
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Enzyme Inhibitors
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • alpha-Methyltyrosine
  • Metyrosine, DL-
  • Racemetirosine
  • Racemetirosine [INN]

MeSH Heading

  • alpha-Methyltyrosine

Synonyms

  • (+-)-alpha-Methyl-DL-tyrosine
  • (R,S)-2-Amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-methylpropionsaeure
  • 4-14-00-02453 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-62542
  • alpha-Methyl-p-tyrosine
  • alpha-Methylparatyrosine, DL-
  • alpha-Methyltyrosine
  • BRN 2938704
  • DL-alpha-Methyltyrosine
  • EINECS 210-635-7
  • EINECS 211-523-0
  • H 9/88
  • Racemetirosina
  • Racemetirosina [INN-Spanish]
  • Racemetirosine
  • Racemetirosinum
  • Racemetirosinum [INN-Latin]
  • UNII-X88TTO174Z

Systematic Names

  • DL-alpha-Methyltyrosine
  • Racemetirosine
  • Tyrosine, alpha-methyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 658-48-0

FDA UNII

  • X88TTO174Z

Other Registry Number

  • 620-30-4

System Generated Number

  • 0000658480

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H13NO3/c1-10(11,9(13)14)6-7-2-4-8(12)5-3-7/h2-5,12H,6,11H2,1H3,(H,13,14)

InChIKey

NHTGHBARYWONDQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1cc(ccc1O)C[C@@](C(O)=O)(C)N

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point > 300 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -1.89E+00 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 6.16E+04 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 5.77E-09 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 1.66E-14 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 6.36E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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