DrugLib.com — Drug Information Portal

Rx drug information, pharmaceutical research, clinical trials, news, and more

Active ingredient: Topiramate - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula

C12H21NO8S

Chemical Name

2,3:4,5-Bis-O-(1-methylethylidene)-beta-D-fructopyranose sulfamate

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

339.363 g/mol

Physical State

Solid

Melting Point

Not Available

Water Solubility

9.8 mg/mL

Isoelectric Point

Not Available

Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals

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

CYP2C19

Primary Drug Target
NameGamma-aminobutyric-acid receptor alpha-1 subunit precursor
Gene NameGABRA1
SynonymsGABA(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

-- advertisement -- The American Red Cross
 
Home | About Us | Contact Us | Site usage policy | Privacy policy

All Rights reserved - Copyright DrugLib.com, 2006-2017