Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers ethanedioic acid
Formula C2 H2 O4
Molecular Weight 90.04 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES OC(=O)C(O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/C2H2O4/c3-1(4)2(5)6/h(H,3,4)(H,5,6)

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 8
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms
Bond Count 7
Aromatic Bond Count 0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB03902   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Oxalic Acid
Groups experimental
Description A strong dicarboxylic acid occurring in many plants and vegetables. It is produced in the body by metabolism of glyoxylic acid or ascorbic acid. It is not metabolized but excreted in the urine. It is used as an analytical reagent and general reducing agent. [PubChem]
Brand Names
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Carboxylic Acids
  • Chemical Actions and Uses
  • Dicarboxylic Acids
  • Indicators and Reagents
CAS number 144-62-7

Drug Targets

Name Sequence Search Pharmacological Action Actions
Proto-oncogene tyrosine-protein kinase Src Search 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