methimazole   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 6649

Synonyms: Tapazole® | Thiamazole®
Approved drug PDB Ligand Immunopharmacology Ligand
methimazole is an approved drug (FDA (1950))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Methimazole is a thioamide antithyroid drug which acts as a thyroperoxidase inhibitor and reduces serum CXCL10 (a chemokine that participates in the self-perpetuation of the inflammatory processes in patients with autoimmune thyroid disease) from thyrocytes [1].
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 1
Hydrogen bond donors 0
Rotatable bonds 0
Topological polar surface area 56.62
Molecular weight 114.03
XLogP 0.65
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
SMILES / InChI / InChIKey
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Canonical SMILES Cn1ccnc1S
Isomeric SMILES Cn1ccnc1S
InChI InChI=1S/C4H6N2S/c1-6-3-2-5-4(6)7/h2-3H,1H3,(H,5,7)
InChI Key PMRYVIKBURPHAH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Immunopharmacology Disease
Disease X-Refs Comment References
Graves' disease Disease Ontology: DOID:12361
Approved antithyroid drug that reduces serum CXCL10 levels and inhibits the inflammatory processes underlying autoimmune thyroid disease.
Psoriasis Disease Ontology: DOID:8893
Approved drug for psoriasis.