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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:71941 term browser browse the term
Definition:A monocarboxylic acid that is (1-methylpyrrol-2-yl)acetic acid substituted at position 5 on the pyrrole ring by a 4-methylbenzoyl group. Used in the form of its sodium salt dihydrate as a nonselective nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: [1-methyl-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]acetic acid
 related_synonym: 1-Methyl-5-(4-methylbenzoyl)-pyrrole-2-acetic acid;   1-Methyl-5-p-toluoylpyrrole-2-acetic acid;   5-(p-Toluoyl)-1-methylpyrrole-2-acetic acid;   Formula=C15H15NO3;   InChI=1S/C15H15NO3/c1-10-3-5-11(6-4-10)15(19)13-8-7-12(16(13)2)9-14(17)18/h3-8H,9H2,1-2H3,(H,17,18);   InChIKey=UPSPUYADGBWSHF-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=Cc1ccc(cc1)C(=O)c1ccc(CC(O)=O)n1C;   tolmetina;   tolmetine;   tolmetino;   tolmetinum
 alt_id: CHEBI:9618
 xref: CAS:26171-23-3;   DrugBank:DB00500;   Drug_Central:2699;   HMDB:HMDB0014643;   KEGG:C07149;   KEGG:D02355;   LINCS:LSM-3852
 xref_mesh: MESH:D014046
 xref: PDBeChem:TLT;   PMID:1206489;   PMID:19181568;   PMID:19505209;   PMID:20529813;   PMID:20582193;   PMID:20853464;   PMID:21936545;   PMID:22005020;   PMID:22943177;   PMID:23333829;   PMID:3390998;   PMID:445955;   PMID:6686452;   PMID:8472518;   Patent:DE2836902;   Patent:MX2010012712;   Patent:WO2004069782;   Patent:WO2008017903;   Patent:WO2009072139;   Reaxys:485305;   Wikipedia:Tolmetin
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:72213

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Alb albumin affects binding ISO Tolmetin binds to ALB protein CTD PMID:8027947 PMID:9353694 NCBI chr14:17,607,397...17,622,814
Ensembl chr14:17,607,381...17,622,836
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G Glo1 glyoxalase 1 decreases activity ISO Tolmetin results in decreased activity of GLO1 protein CTD PMID:17243824 NCBI chr20:8,663,617...8,681,661
Ensembl chr20:8,662,801...8,681,649
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G Ppara peroxisome proliferator activated receptor alpha multiple interactions ISO [Tolmetin co-treated with Glucose] binds to PPARA protein; Tolmetin inhibits the reaction [Glucose inhibits the reaction [Palmitoyl Coenzyme A analog binds to PPARA protein]] CTD PMID:18812576 NCBI chr 7:116,832,405...116,900,878
Ensembl chr 7:116,832,756...116,895,346
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G RT1-A2 RT1 class Ia, locus A2 affects expression ISO Tolmetin affects the expression of HLA-E mRNA CTD PMID:25811541 NCBI chr20:4,870,939...4,910,183 JBrowse link
G RT1-Bb RT1 class II, locus Bb affects expression ISO Tolmetin affects the expression of HLA-DQB1 mRNA CTD PMID:25811541 NCBI chr20:4,596,558...4,602,201
Ensembl chr20:4,596,559...4,607,597
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G Tdo2 tryptophan 2,3-dioxygenase decreases activity
multiple interactions
EXP Tolmetin results in decreased activity of TDO2 protein
[Tolmetin results in decreased activity of TDO2 protein] which results in decreased abundance of Dopamine; [Tolmetin results in decreased activity of TDO2 protein] which results in increased abundance of Melatonin; [Tolmetin results in decreased activity of TDO2 protein] which results in increased abundance of Serotonin
CTD PMID:16952380 NCBI chr 2:167,269,581...167,287,511
Ensembl chr 2:167,269,579...167,287,511
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    role 20008
      application 19745
        anti-inflammatory agent 16435
          anti-inflammatory drug 14849
            non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug 14216
              tolmetin 6
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    subatomic particle 20054
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        hadron 20054
          baryon 20054
            nucleon 20054
              atomic nucleus 20054
                atom 20054
                  main group element atom 19956
                    p-block element atom 19956
                      carbon group element atom 19882
                        carbon atom 19875
                          organic molecular entity 19875
                            organic group 18961
                              organic divalent group 18947
                                organodiyl group 18947
                                  carbonyl group 18900
                                    carbonyl compound 18900
                                      carboxylic acid 18594
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17840
                                          tolmetin 6
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