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Compound Summary for: CID 2153


Also known as: 1,3-Dimethylxanthine; Elixophyllin; Theolair; Theophyllin; Respbid; Theo-dur; Theocin; Uniphyl; Nuelin
Molecular Formula: C7H8N4O2   Molecular Weight: 180.16402   InChIKey: ZFXYFBGIUFBOJW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A methyl xanthine derivative from tea with diuretic, smooth muscle relaxant, bronchial dilation, cardiac and central nervous system stimulant activities. Theophylline inhibits the 3',5'-CYCLIC NUCLEOTIDE PHOSPHODIESTERASE that degrades CYCLIC AMP thus potentiates the actions of agents that act through ADENYLATE CYCLASE and cyclic AMP.   From: MeSH
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