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Active ingredient: Thiopental - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula

C11H18N2O2S

Chemical Name

5-ethyl-5-(1-methylbutyl)-2-sulfanyl-1H-pyrimidine-4,6-dione

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

242.339 g/mol

Physical State

Solid

Melting Point

Not Available

Water Solubility

Not Available

Isoelectric Point

7.4

Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)

Not Available

Primary Drug Target
NameGABA-A Receptor
Gene NameGABRA1
SynonymsGamma-aminobutyric-acid receptor alpha-1 subunit precursor; GABA(A receptor)
Specific FunctionGABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel

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