alpha-methyltyrosine

Ligand id: 6956

Name: alpha-methyltyrosine

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 3
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 83.55
Molecular weight 195.09
XLogP -1.47
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

Classification
Compound class Synthetic organic
Approved drug? Yes (source: FDA (1979))
IUPAC Name
(2S)-2-amino-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-methylpropanoic acid
International Nonproprietary Names
INN number INN
4292 racemetirosine
Synonyms
Demser®
metyrosine
MK-781
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 672-87-7
ChEBI CHEBI:6912
ChEMBL Ligand CHEMBL1200862
DrugBank Ligand DB00765
PubChem CID 441350
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Comments
The US FDA approved name for this compound is metyrosine, an inhibitor of tyrosine 3-hydroxylase enzymatic activity.