Chemical Component Summary

NameMESO-ERYTHRITOL
Identifiers(2R,3S)-butane-1,2,3,4-tetrol
FormulaC4 H10 O4
Molecular Weight122.12
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOC[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)CO
InChIInChI=1S/C4H10O4/c5-1-3(7)4(8)2-6/h3-8H,1-2H2/t3-,4+
InChIKeyUNXHWFMMPAWVPI-ZXZARUISSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count18
Chiral Atom Count2
Bond Count17
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04481 
NameErythritol
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionErythritol is a four-carbon sugar that is found in algae, fungi, and lichens. It is twice as sweet as sucrose and can be used as a coronary vasodilator.
Synonyms
  • Erythrol
  • L-erythritol
  • Mesoerythritol
  • Erythrite
  • Erythrit
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Carbohydrates
  • Cardiovascular Agents
  • Sugar Alcohols
  • Vasodilating Agents
CAS number149-32-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
5-methyltetrahydropteroyltriglutamate--homocysteine methyltransferaseMKAYAFGFPKIGEKREFKKALEDFWKGKITEEQFEEEMNKLRMYMVENYR...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

Related Resource References

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PubChem222285
ChEBICHEBI:17113
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