Chemical Component Summary

Name GLYCEROL
Identifiers propane-1,2,3-triol
Synonyms GLYCERIN
Formula C3 H8 O3
Molecular Weight 92.09 g/mol
Type non-polymer
Isomeric SMILES OCC(O)CO
InChI InChI=1S/C3H8O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3-6H,1-2H2
InChI Key PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 14
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms
Bond Count 13
Aromatic Bond Count 0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB04077   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Glycerol
Groups experimental
Description A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent. [PubChem]
Synonyms
Brand Names
ATC-Code
  • A06AG04
  • A06AX01

Drug Targets

Name Sequence Search Pharmacological Action Actions
Alcohol dehydrogenase 1B MSTAGKVIKCKAAVLWEVKKPFSIEDVEVAPPKAYEVRIKMVAVGICRTD... unknown
Glutathione S-transferase P MPPYTVVYFPVRGRCAALRMLLADQGQSWKEEVVTVETWQEGSLKASCLY... unknown
Hematopoietic prostaglandin D synthase MPNYKLTYFNMRGRAEIIRYIFAYLDIQYEDHRIEQADWPEIKSTLPFGK... unknown
Endoglucanase G MLKTKRKLTKAIGVALSISILSSLVSFIPQTNTYAAGTYNYGEALQKSIM... unknown
DNA mismatch repair protein MutL MPIQVLPPQLANQIAAGEVVERPASVVKELVENSLDAGATRIDIDIERGG... unknown
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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