Normetanephrine

Normetanephrine
Identifiers
CAS number 97-31-4
PubChem 1237
ChemSpider 1200 YesY
MeSH Normetanephrine
ChEMBL CHEMBL774 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C9H13NO3
Molar mass 183.204 g/mol
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Normetanephrine is a metabolite of norepinephrine created by action of catechol-O-methyl transferase on norepinephrine. It is excreted in the urine and found in certain tissues. It is a marker for catecholamine-secreting tumors such as pheochromocytoma.

Norepinephrine degradation. Normetanephrine is shown at top left. Enzymes are shown in boxes. [1]

References

  1. ^ Figure 11-4 in: Rod Flower; Humphrey P. Rang; Maureen M. Dale; Ritter, James M. (2007). Rang & Dale's pharmacology. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. ISBN 0-443-06911-5.