pilocarpine   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 305

Synonyms: pilocarpine hydrochloride | pilocarpine nitrate | pilokarpin | Salagen® | Vuity® (pilocarpine HCI ophthalmic solution)
Approved drug PDB Ligand
pilocarpine is an approved drug (FDA (1974))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Pilocarpine is a parasympathomimetic alkaloid type cholinergic drug, exerting its clinical effects via activation of muscarinic acetylcholine M3 receptors.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 44.12
Molecular weight 208.12
XLogP 1.08
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CCC1C(=O)OCC1Cc1cncn1C
Isomeric SMILES CC[C@@H]1C(=O)OC[C@@H]1Cc1cncn1C
InChI InChI=1S/C11H16N2O2/c1-3-10-8(6-15-11(10)14)4-9-5-12-7-13(9)2/h5,7-8,10H,3-4,6H2,1-2H3/t8-,10-/m0/s1
Selectivity at GPCRs
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Target Sp. Type Action Value Parameter Concentration range (M) Reference
M4 receptor Hs Agonist Partial agonist 5.2 pKi - 4,6
pKi 5.2 [4,6]
M1 receptor Hs Agonist Partial agonist 5.1 pKi - 4,6
pKi 5.1 [4,6]
M3 receptor Primary target of this compound Hs Agonist Partial agonist 5.1 pKi - 4,6
pKi 5.1 [4,6]
M5 receptor Hs Agonist Partial agonist 5.0 pKi - 1-3
pKi 5.0 [1-3]
M1 receptor Rn Agonist Partial agonist 4.9 pKi - 5
pKi 4.9 [5]
M2 receptor Hs Agonist Partial agonist 4.9 pKi - 4,6
pKi 4.9 [4,6]
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