isoflurane

Ligand id: 2505

Name: isoflurane

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Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 1
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 9.23
Molecular weight 183.97
XLogP 2.6
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

No information available.
Summary of Clinical Use
Isoflurane is an inhalation anesthetic, used in the induction and maintenance of general anaesthesia.
Mechanism Of Action and Pharmacodynamic Effects
Isoflurane reduces tissue excitability by decreasing the extent of gap junction mediated cell-cell coupling. The mechanism appears to involve modulating the activity of the channels that underlie the action potential (including GABAA receptors, potassium channels of the KCNK family, and the glutamate and glycine receptors). Due to the complex nature of this drug's MMOA, and the paucity of (human) affinity data, we do not tag a primary drug target.