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OBO ID: CHEBI:10112
Term Name: zileuton Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (+-)-1-(1-Benzo[b]thien-2-ylethyl)-1-hydroxyurea
  • 1-[1-(1-benzothien-2-yl)ethyl]-1-hydroxyurea
  • Leutrol
  • N-(1-Benzo(b)thien-2-ylethyl)-N-hydroxyurea
  • N-[1-(benzo[b]thiophen-2-yl)ethyl]-N-hydroxyurea
  • Zileuton
  • zileutonum
  • Zyflo
Definition: A member of the class of 1-benzothiophenes that is 1-benzothiophene in which the hydrogen at position 2 is replaced by a 1-[carbamoyl(hydroxy)amino]ethyl group. A selective 5-lipoxygenase inhibitor, it inhibits the formation of leukotrienes LTB4, LTC4, LDT4, and LTE4. It is used for the management of chronic asthma.
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Ontology: Chebi
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