OBO ID: CHEBI:41531
Term Name: methyl L-cysteinate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • cysteine methyl ester
  • mecisteina
  • mecysteine
  • mecysteinum
  • methyl (R)-cysteinate
  • methyl L-cysteinate
  • O-METHYLCYSTEINE
Definition: An L-cysteinyl ester resulting from the formal condensation of the carboxylic acid group of L-cysteine with methanol. It is used (as the hydrochloride salt) as a mucolytic for the treatment of respiratory disorders associated with productive cough.
References:
  • CAS:2485-62-3
  • Drug_Central:1653
  • KEGG:D08164
  • PDBeChem:CMT
  • PMID:16027914
  • Reaxys:1721306
Ontology: Chebi
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