atropine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 320

Synonyms: Atropen® | hyoscyamine
Approved drug
atropine is an approved drug (FDA (1973))
Comment: Atropine is a muscarinic acetylcholine receptor (mAChR) antagonist.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 4
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 5
Topological polar surface area 49.77
Molecular weight 289.17
XLogP 1.83
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES OCC(c1ccccc1)C(=O)OC1CC2CCC(C1)N2C
Isomeric SMILES OCC(c1ccccc1)C(=O)O[C@@H]1C[C@@H]2CC[C@H](C1)N2C
InChI InChI=1S/C17H23NO3/c1-18-13-7-8-14(18)10-15(9-13)21-17(20)16(11-19)12-5-3-2-4-6-12/h2-6,13-16,19H,7-11H2,1H3/t13-,14+,15+,16?
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Used in the treatment of poisoning by agents with cholinesterase activity and as an ophthalmic mydriatic agent.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects Click here for help
Experimental evidence suggests that the myopia-inhibiting effects of atropine might be due to antagonism of α2-adrenoceptors rather than via antagonism of the M4 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor [2].