OBO ID: CHEBI:28787
Term Name: nitroglycerin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1,2,3-propanetrioltrinitrate
  • 1,2,3-propanetriyl nitrate
  • 1,2,3-trinitrooxypropane
  • glycerin trinitrate
  • glycerol trinitrate
  • glycerol, nitric acid triester
  • Glyceryl trinitrate
  • Minitran
  • Natispray
  • NG
  • Nitro-Dur
  • Nitroglycerin
  • nitroglycerine
  • nitroglycerol
  • Nitrolingual
  • Nitromist
  • Nitrostat
  • propane-1,2,3-triyl trinitrate
  • Rectogesic
  • Transderm Nitro
  • trinitroglycerin
  • trinitroglycerol
Definition: A nitroglycerol that is glycerol in which the hydrogen atoms of all three hydroxy groups are replaced by nitro groups. It acts as a prodrug, releasing nitric oxide to open blood vessels and so alleviate heart pain.
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Ontology: Chebi
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