Metanephrine Identifiers CAS number PubChem ChemSpider MeSH ChEMBL Jmol-3D images Image 1 Properties Molecular formula C10H15NO3 Molar mass 197.231 g/mol (what is: /?)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Metanephrine is a metabolite of epinephrine created by action of catechol-O-methyl transferase on epinephrine. An article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, 2002, indicated that the measurement of plasma free metanephrines is the best tool in the diagnosis of pheochromocytoma, an adrenal medullary neoplasm.
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