Electrostatic potential surface for M073
This anaesthetic has more than one structural configuration. An example low energy conformer is shown.
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Surface view shows the electrostatic potential of the conformer mapped onto the solvent excluded surface, based on a probe of radius 1.4Å. Regions of negative potential are shown in red, positive in blue.
 
Structure Details
Structural Formula m-Xylene
Molecular Formula C8H10
Chemical Group Aromatic
Anaesthetic Type Inhalational: Transitional Agent
Chiral Structure No
molfield.org ID M073
CAS Number 108-38-3
ChEMBL (External Link) CHEMBL286727
ChEBI (External Link) CHEBI:28488
Drug Bank (External Link) -
ChemSpider (External Link) 7641
PubChem (External Link) 7929
Chemicalize.org (External Link) CAS No 108-38-3
SMILES String c1c(cc(cc1)C)C
Molecular Weight (g.mol-1) 106.166
In Vivo Activity Data
Immobility: MAC Rat [Pa/PI Corrected] (atm)0.00139 ± 0.0001 (n=4)Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
Immobility: MAC Rat (atm)0.0071 ± 0.0005 (n=4)Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
In Vitro Activity Data
Human NR1 / NR2B NMDA Receptor IC50 (atm)0.0019 ± 0.0002 (n=3)Raines DE, Gioia F, Claycomb RJ, Stevens RJ. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2004;311:14-21
Human NR1 / NR2B NMDA Receptor Hill Coeff.0.67 ± 0.06 (n=3)Raines DE, Gioia F, Claycomb RJ, Stevens RJ. J Pharmacol Exp Ther 2004;311:14-21
Physical Properties
Saline / Gas Partition Coeff. at 37°C1.92 ± 0.16Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
Olive Oil / Gas Partition Coeff. at 37°C7780 ± 390Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
Octanol / Gas Partition Coeff. at 37°C4240 ± 150Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
Blood / Gas Partition Coeff. at 37°C41.5 ± 4.6 (n=3)Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
Arterial / Inspired Partial Pressure (Pa/PI)0.195 ± 0.041 (n=3)Fang Z, Sonner J, Laster MJ, et al. Anesth Analg 1996;83:1097-104
Calculated Molecular Properties
van der Waals Volume 122 Å3 
van der Waals Surface Area 159 Å2 
Solvent Accessible Volume 432 Å3(based on a 1.4Å probe)
Solvent Accessible Surface Area 308 Å2(based on a 1.4Å probe)
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