Chemical Component Summary

NameACETIC ACID
Identifiersethanoic acid
FormulaC2 H4 O2
Molecular Weight60.05
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C2H4O2/c1-2(3)4/h1H3,(H,3,4)
InChIKeyQTBSBXVTEAMEQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count8
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count7
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03166 
NameAcetic acid
Groupsapproved
DescriptionAcetic acid is a product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood. It is used locally, occasionally internally, as a counterirritant and also as a reagent. (Stedman, 26th ed) Acetic acid otic (for the ear) is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.
Synonyms
  • Acetic acid, glacial
  • Glacial acetic acid
  • Ethanoate
  • Aceticum acidum
  • HOAc
Brand Names
  • Acid Concentrate (r04975)
  • Acid Concentrate Rx253c
  • Acid Concentrate 2185
  • Acid Concentrate Rz209c
  • Haemosol H-321
IndicationUsed to treat infections in the ear canal.
Categories
  • Acetates
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Compounds used in a research, industrial, or household setting
ATC-Code
  • S02AA10
  • G01AD02
CAS number64-19-7

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Solute carrier organic anion transporter family member 2B1MGPRIGPAGEVPQVPDKETKATMGTENTPGGKASPDPQDVRPSVFHNIKL...unknownsubstrate,inhibitor
Monocarboxylate transporter 1MPPAVGGPVGYTPPDGGWGWAVVIGAFISIGFSYAFPKSITVFFKEIEGI...unknownsubstrate
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