Chemical Component Summary

NameCHOLINE ION
Identifiers2-hydroxyethyl-trimethyl-azanium
FormulaC5 H14 N O
Molecular Weight104.171
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
  • nutraceutical
  • approved
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,N,N-trimethylethanol-ammonium
  • Choline ion
  • N-trimethylethanolamine
  • trimethylethanolamine
  • Vitamin J
Brand Names
  • Bev-lipo-1000
  • Extra Once A Day
  • Multi Plex II - Tab
  • Alkadrenergy Tablets
  • One A Day Tab
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Amino Alcohols
  • Analgesics
  • Antimetabolites
CAS number62-49-7

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-7MRCSPGGVWLALAASLLHVSLQGEFQRKLYKELVKNYNPLERPVANDSQP...unknown
Choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase BMPVVTTDAESETGIPKSLSNEPPSETMEEIEHTCPQPRLTLTAPAPFADE...unknownproduct of
AcetylcholinesteraseMRPPQCLLHTPSLASPLLLLLLWLLGGGVGAEGREDAELLVTVRGGRLRG...unknownproduct of
Choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase AMDAQCSAKVNARKRRKEAPGPNGATEEDGVPSKVQRCAVGLRQPAPFSDE...unknownproduct of
Phospholipase D2MTATPESLFPTGDELDSSQLQMESDEVDTLKEGEDPADRMHPFLAIYELQ...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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 305
ChEMBL CHEMBL920
ChEBI CHEBI:15354
CCDC/CSD IBUNOJ, HAWWAF, CHOCHL04, SAPQAE, NIJHOF, MOGZAJ, DIJCIJ, DEJWEX, LEKSAV, HAWVUY, HAWVAE, BAVBIL, HAWVOS, HAWVIM, GIBMIQ, KOYWAW, HAWVEI, BUFFUD, LEKRIC, LEKRUO, GIBMIQ04, GIBMIQ01, NORDAA, GIBMIQ05, HABBOD, GIBMIQ02, PEJVAE, GIBMIQ03, SOQVEB, DEJWEX01, LEKROI, HEGWIB, HABBIX, ODIHOZ, FOPMOM, COXYUK, ICUWAF, FIZNIO, KUKYUM, QEGFAJ, SIMSOZ, EJEZAX, EHIQAQ, EHIPUJ
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