Chemical Component Summary

NameLACTIC ACID
Identifiers(2R)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
FormulaC3 H6 O3
Molecular Weight90.08
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC[C@@H](O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C3H6O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)/t2-/m1/s1
InChIKeyJVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-UWTATZPHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count12
Chiral Atom Count1
Chiral AtomsC2
Bond Count11
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving AtomsOXT

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03066 Different stereochemistry
NameD-Lactic Acid
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA normal intermediate in the fermentation (oxidation, metabolism) of sugar. The concentrated form is used internally to prevent gastrointestinal fermentation. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
Categories
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Hydroxy Acids
  • Lactates
  • Organic Chemicals
CAS number10326-41-7

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
(S)-2-haloacid dehalogenaseMDYIKGIAFDLYGTLFDVHSVVGRCDEAFPGRGREISALWRQKQLEYTWL...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