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Active ingredient: Esmolol - Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemisty and Biological Activity

Chemical Formula


Chemical Name

methyl 3-[4-[2-hydroxy-3-(propan-2-ylamino)-propoxy]phenyl]propanoate

Chemical Structure

Molecular Weight

295.374 g/mol

Physical State


Melting Point

Not Available

Water Solubility

Very soluble as hydrochloride salt

Isoelectric Point

Not Available

Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals

Phase 1 Metabolising Enzyme (1-st Step of Metabolism)

Not Available

Primary Drug Target
NameBeta-1 adrenergic receptor
Gene NameADRB1
SynonymsBeta-1 adrenoceptor; Beta-1 adrenoreceptor
Specific FunctionBeta-adrenergic receptors mediate the catecholamine- induced activation of adenylate cyclase through the action of G proteins. This receptor binds epinephrine and norepinephrine with approximatively equal affinity

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