Chemical Component Summary

NameGAMMA-AMINO-BUTANOIC ACID
Identifiers4-azanylbutanoic acid
FormulaC4 H9 N O2
Molecular Weight103.12
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESNCCCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H9NO2/c5-3-1-2-4(6)7/h1-3,5H2,(H,6,7)
InChIKeyBTCSSZJGUNDROE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count16
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count15
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02530 
Namegamma-Aminobutyric acid
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionThe most common inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system.
Synonyms
  • 4Abu
  • ω-aminobutyric acid
  • GABA
  • gamma-Aminobutyric acid
  • 4-aminobutanoic acid
Brand Names
  • Theratramadol-60
  • Therabenzaprine-60
  • Prazolamine
  • Theracodophen-650
  • Theracodophen-325
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Aminobutyrates
  • Butyrates
CAS number56-12-2

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Glycine amidinotransferase, mitochondrialMLRVRCLRGGSRGAEAVHYIGSRLGRTLTGWVQRTFQSTQAATASSRNSC...unknown
Gamma-aminobutyric acid type B receptor subunit 1MLLLLLLAPLFLRPPGAGGAQTPNATSEGCQIIHPPWEGGIRYRGLTRDQ...unknown
Gamma-aminobutyric acid type B receptor subunit 2MASPRSSGQPGPPPPPPPPPARLLLLLLLPLLLPLAPGAWGWARGAPRPP...unknown
Proton-coupled amino acid transporter 1MSTQRLRNEDYHDYSSTDVSPEESPSEGLNNLSSPGSYQRFGQSNSTTWF...unknown
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682