1,3,7-Trimethyluric acid

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1,3,7-Trimethyluric acid
1,3,7-trimethyluric acid.svg
Names
IUPAC name
1,3,7-trimethyl-9H-purine-2,6,8-trione
Other names
8-Oxy-caffeine
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.024.098
KEGG
Properties
C8H10N4O3
Molar mass 210.192
Appearance White, crystalline
Melting point ≥ 300 °C (572 °F; 573 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

1,3,7-Trimethyluric acid, also referred to as trimethyluric acid and 8-oxy-caffeine, is a purine alkaloid that is produced in some plants and occurs as a minor metabolite of caffeine in humans.[1] The enzymes that metabolize caffeine into 1,3,7-trimethyluric acid in humans include CYP1A2, CYP2E1, CYP2C8, CYP2C9, and CYP3A4.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1,3,7-trimethyluric acid". PubChem Compound. National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Pharmacology". Caffeine. DrugBank. University of Alberta. 16 September 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2014. 

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