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CITRIC ACID
 
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  •   Chemical Component Summary   Hide
    Name CITRIC ACID
    Identifiers 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
    Formula C6 H8 O7
    Molecular Weight 192.12 g/mol
    Type non-polymer
    Isomeric SMILES
    InChI
    InChI key KRKNYBCHXYNGOX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
     
  •   Drug Info: DrugBank Hide
    DrugBank ID DB04272   (Stereoisomeric match)
    Name Citric Acid
    Groups nutraceutical
    Description A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability. [PubChem]
    Synonyms
    • 2-Hydroxytricarballylic acid
    • 3-Carboxy-3-hydroxypentane-1,5-dioic acid
    • 3-Carboxy-3-hydroxypentane-1,5-dioic acid
    • Citronensäure
    Affected organism Humans and other mammals
    Categories
    • Anticoagulants
    • Chelating Agents
    ATC-Code A09AB04
    CAS number 77-92-9
    Targets
    Name Sequence search Pharmacological action Actions
    Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase   Search  unknown
    cGMP-specific 3',5'-cyclic phosphodiesterase   Search  unknown
    cGMP-specific 3',5'-cyclic phosphodiesterase   Search  unknown
    Glycine N-methyltransferase   Search  unknown
    Aldose reductase   Search  unknown
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