Chemical Component Summary

NameGLYCEROL
Identifierspropane-1,2,3-triol
FormulaC3 H8 O3
Molecular Weight92.09
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOCC(O)CO
InChIInChI=1S/C3H8O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3-6H,1-2H2
InChIKeyPEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB09462 
NameGlycerin
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
DescriptionA trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism.
Synonyms
  • Propanetriol
  • Glycerinum
  • 1,2,3-trihydroxypropane
  • Glycerin, anhydrous
  • glycérine
Brand Names
  • Stratuscare Glycerin Laxative Pediatric
  • Hair Treatment Premium
  • Revitalizing C I2pl Corrector Ampoule
  • Carrot Seed Oi L Calming Mask 7days
  • Cliv Ryeoyun Snow White Ampoule
IndicationIt is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent.
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Basic Ointments and Protectants
  • Carbohydrates
  • Cell-mediated Immunity
ATC-Code
  • A06AX01
  • A06AG04
CAS number56-81-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor deltaMEQPQEEAPEVREEEEKEEVAEAEGAPELNGGPQHALPSSSYTDLSRSSS...unknownagonist
Hematopoietic prostaglandin D synthaseMPNYKLTYFNMRGRAEIIRYIFAYLDIQYEDHRIEQADWPEIKSTLPFGK...unknown
Endoglucanase GMLKTKRKLTKAIGVALSISILSSLVSFIPQTNTYAAGTYNYGEALQKSIM...unknown
Glutathione S-transferase PMPPYTVVYFPVRGRCAALRMLLADQGQSWKEEVVTVETWQEGSLKASCLY...unknown
Group IIE secretory phospholipase A2MKSPHVLVFLCLLVALVTGNLVQFGVMIEKMTGKSALQYNDYGCYCGIGG...unknown
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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