Chemical Component Summary

NameN-HYDROXYUREA
Synonyms1-HYDROXYUREA
Identifiershydroxyurea
FormulaC H4 N2 O2
Molecular Weight76.06
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC(=O)(N)NO
InChIInChI=1S/CH4N2O2/c2-1(4)3-5/h5H,(H3,2,3,4)
InChIKeyVSNHCAURESNICA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count9
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count8
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01005 
NameHydroxyurea
Groupsapproved
DescriptionAn antineoplastic agent that inhibits DNA synthesis through the inhibition of ribonucleoside diphosphate reductase.
Synonyms
  • N-Carbamoylhydroxylamine
  • Hydroxycarbamid
  • N-Hydroxyurea
  • Carbamohydroximic acid
  • Hydroxyharnstoff
Brand Names
  • Siklos
  • Hydrea Cap 500mg
  • Apo-hydroxyurea
  • Xromi
  • Hydroxyurea
IndicationFor management of melanoma, resistant chronic myelocytic leukemia, and recurrent, metastatic, or inoperable carcinoma of the ovary and Sickle-cell anemia.
Categories
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Agents
  • Antisickling Agents
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors (strength unknown)
ATC-CodeL01XX05
CAS number127-07-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Ribonucleoside-diphosphate reductase large subunitMHVIKRDGRQERVMFDKITSRIQKLCYGLNMDFVDPAQITMKVIQGLYSG...unknowninhibitor
Cytochrome P450 2D6MGLEALVPLAVIVAIFLLLVDLMHRRQRWAARYPPGPLPLPGLGNLLHVD...unknowninhibitor
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
CCDC/CSDUREAOH12
PubChem3657
ChEBICHEBI:44423
ChEMBLCHEMBL467
PharosCHEMBL467