Chemical Component Summary

NameETHANOL
Identifiersethanol
FormulaC2 H6 O
Molecular Weight46.07
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCO
InChIInChI=1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
InChIKeyLFQSCWFLJHTTHZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count9
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count8
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00898 
NameEthanol
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA clear, colorless liquid rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and distributed throughout the body. It has bactericidal activity and is used often as a topical disinfectant. It is widely used as a solvent and preservative in pharmaceutical preparations as well as serving as the primary ingredient in alcoholic beverages.
Synonyms
  • Hydroxyethane
  • Methylcarbinol
  • éthanol
  • Ethanol
  • Äthylalkohol
Brand Names
  • Good to Go Hand Sanitizer
  • Hand Sanitizer Plus, EA
  • EUE CLEAN HAND SANITIZER Gel
  • Anti-Bacterial Hand Sanitizer Lavender Blossom
  • Hand sanitizer 500ml
IndicationFor therapeutic neurolysis of nerves or ganglia for the relief of intractable chronic pain in such conditions as inoperable cancer and trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux), in patients for whom neurosurgical procedures are contraindicated.
Categories
  • Agents Causing Muscle Toxicity
  • Alcohols
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents, Local
  • Antidotes
ATC-Code
  • V03AB16
  • V03AZ01
  • D08AX08
CAS number64-17-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor subunit alpha-1MRKSPGLSDCLWAWILLLSTLTGRSYGQPSLQDELKDNTTVFTRILDRLL...unknownagonist
Glutamate receptor ionotropic, NMDA 3AMRRLSLWWLLSRVCLLLPPPCALVLAGVPSSSSHPQPCQILKRIGHAVRV...unknownantagonist
Glycine receptor subunit alpha-1MYSFNTLRLYLWETIVFFSLAASKEAEAARSAPKPMSPSDFLDKLMGRTS...unknownagonist
Glycine receptor subunit alpha-2MNRQLVNILTALFAFFLETNHFRTAFCKDHDSRSGKQPSQTLSPSDFLDK...unknownagonist
Voltage-dependent L-type calcium channel subunit beta-1MVQKTSMSRGPYPPSQEIPMEVFDPSPQGKYSKRKGRFKRSDGSTSSDTT...unknown
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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