ACT is found in 3706 entries

ACT in polymers: 2 entries. Examples include: 3OV1, 3OVE,

ACT as free ligands, exist in 3704 entries. Examples include 19HC, 1A44, 1AGN

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Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers acetate
Formula C2 H3 O2
Molecular Weight 59.04 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES CC([O-])=O
InChI InChI=1S/C2H4O2/c1-2(3)4/h1H3,(H,3,4)/p-1

Chemical Details

Formal Charge -1
Atom Count 7
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms
Bond Count 6
Aromatic Bond Count 0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB03166   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Acetic acid
Groups approved
Description Acetic acid is a product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood. It is used locally, occasionally internally, as a counterirritant and also as a reagent. (Stedman, 26th ed) Acetic acid otic (for the ear) is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.
  • ACETATE ion
  • Acetic acid, glacial
  • Acetic acid, ion(1-)
  • Azetat
  • CH3-COO(-)
  • Ethanoat
  • Ethanoate
  • Glacial acetic acid
  • MeCO2 anion
Brand Names
  • Acetasol HC
  • Acetic Acid
  • Acid Concentrate 2196
  • Acid Concentrate D12251
  • Acid Concentrate D12252
  • Fem Ph
  • Hydrocortisone and Acetic Acid
  • V-natal
  • Virt-bal DHA Plus
  • Vosol
  • Vosol HC
  • Acetasol
  • Volsol
Affected Organism Bacteria
Indication Used to treat infections in the ear canal.
Route of administration
  • auricular (otic)
  • dialysis
  • irrigation
  • oral
  • vaginal
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • G01AD02
  • S02AA10
CAS number 64-19-7
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