Chemical Component Summary

NameCHOLINE ION
Identifiers2-hydroxyethyl-trimethyl-azanium
FormulaC5 H14 N O
Molecular Weight104.17
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC[N+](C)(C)CCO
InChIInChI=1S/C5H14NO/c1-6(2,3)4-5-7/h7H,4-5H2,1-3H3/q+1
InChIKeyOEYIOHPDSNJKLS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge1
Atom Count21
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count20
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00122 
NameCholine
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA basic constituent of lecithin that is found in many plants and animal organs. It is important as a precursor of acetylcholine, as a methyl donor in various metabolic processes, and in lipid metabolism.
Synonyms
  • N-trimethylethanolamine
  • Bilineurine
  • Choline bitartrate
  • Vitamin J
  • Choline ion
Brand Names
  • Vitamin B Compound W Vit C 250mg Tab
  • Trazamine
  • Lipovite
  • Proteminal
  • Nutri-Tab OB
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Amino Alcohols
  • Ammonium Compounds
  • Analgesics
CAS number62-49-7

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase BMPVVTTDAESETGIPKSLSNEPPSETMEEIEHTCPQPRLTLTAPAPFADE...unknownproduct of
AcetylcholinesteraseMRPPQCLLHTPSLASPLLLLLLWLLGGGVGAEGREDAELLVTVRGGRLRG...unknownproduct of
Choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase AMDAQCSAKVNARKRRKEAPGPNGATEEDGVPSKVQRCAVGLRQPAPFSDE...unknownproduct of
Phospholipase D2MTATPESLFPTGDELDSSQLQMESDEVDTLKEGEDPADRMHPFLAIYELQ...unknownproduct of
CholinesteraseMHSKVTIICIRFLFWFLLLCMLIGKSHTEDDIIIATKNGKVRGMNLTVFG...unknownproduct of
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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