Chemical Component Summary

Name5-(4-CHLORO-PHENYL)-6-ETHYL-PYRIMIDINE-2,4-DIAMINE
Identifiers5-(4-chlorophenyl)-6-ethyl-pyrimidine-2,4-diamine
FormulaC12 H13 Cl N4
Molecular Weight248.71
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCc1nc(N)nc(N)c1c2ccc(Cl)cc2
InChIInChI=1S/C12H13ClN4/c1-2-9-10(11(14)17-12(15)16-9)7-3-5-8(13)6-4-7/h3-6H,2H2,1H3,(H4,14,15,16,17)
InChIKeyWKSAUQYGYAYLPV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count30
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count31
Aromatic Bond Count13

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00205 
NamePyrimethamine
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
  • vet_approved
DescriptionOne of the folic acid antagonists that is used as an antimalarial or with a sulfonamide to treat toxoplasmosis.
Synonyms
  • 5-(4-Chlorophenyl)-6-ethyl-2,4-pyrimidinediamine
  • Chloridine
  • Pirimetamina
  • Diaminopyritamin
  • Pyrimethamine
Brand Names
  • Pyrimethamine Leucovorin
  • Daraprim
  • Pyrimethamine
  • Fansidar
  • Fansidar Tablets
IndicationFor the treatment of toxoplasmosis and acute malaria; For the prevention of malaria in areas non-resistant to pyrimethamine
Categories
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antibiotics for Pneumocystis Pneumonia
  • Antimalarials
  • Antiparasitic Agents
  • Antiparasitic Products, Insecticides and Repellents
ATC-Code
  • P01BD01
  • P01BD51
  • P01BF04
CAS number58-14-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Dihydrofolate reductaseMVGSLNCIVAVSQNMGIGKNGDLPWPPLRNEFRYFQRMTTTSSVEGKQNL...unknowninhibitor
Bifunctional dihydrofolate reductase-thymidylate synthaseMMEQVCDVFDIYAICACCKVESKNEGKKNEVFNNYTFRGLGNKGVLPWKC...unknowninhibitor
Beta-hexosaminidase subunit betaMELCGLGLPRPPMLLALLLATLLAAMLALLTQVALVVQVAEAARAPSVSA...unknown
Cytochrome P450 2C8MEPFVVLVLCLSFMLLFSLWRQSCRRRKLPPGPTPLPIIGNMLQIDVKDI...unknowninhibitor
Multidrug and toxin extrusion protein 1MEAPEEPAPVRGGPEATLEVRGSRCLRLSAFREELRALLVLAGPAFLVQL...unknowninhibitor
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682