Chemical Component Summary

Name6-AMINOHEXANOIC ACID
SynonymsAMINOCAPROIC ACID
Identifiers6-aminohexanoic acid
FormulaC6 H13 N O2
Molecular Weight131.173
TypePEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESC(CCC(=O)O)CCN
InChIInChI=1S/C6H13NO2/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(8)9/h1-5,7H2,(H,8,9)
InChIKeySLXKOJJOQWFEFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count22
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count21
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00513 
NameAminocaproic acid
Groups
  • investigational
  • approved
DescriptionAn antifibrinolytic agent that acts by inhibiting plasminogen activators which have fibrinolytic properties.
Synonyms
  • Epsilcapramine
  • 6-aminohexanoic acid
  • omega-Aminohexanoic acid
  • Aminocapronsäure
  • EACS
Brand Names
  • HiMangChanToothpaste
  • Aminocaproic Acid
  • Hea YanToothpaste
  • Mastikis Gold
  • Salt Tooth
IndicationFor use in the treatment of excessive postoperative bleeding.
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Aminocaproates
  • Antifibrinolytic Agents
ATC-CodeB02AA01
CAS number60-32-2

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
PlasminogenMEHKEVVLLLLLFLKSGQGEPLDDYVNTQGASLFSVTKKQLGAGSIEECA...unknowninhibitor
Tissue-type plasminogen activatorMDAMKRGLCCVLLLCGAVFVSPSQEIHARFRRGARSYQVICRDEKTQMIY...unknownantagonist
Apolipoprotein(a)MEHKEVVLLLLLFLKSAAPEQSHVVQDCYHGDGQSYRGTYSTTVTGRTCQ...unknownother
Aldehyde oxidaseMDRASELLFYVNGRKVIEKNVDPETMLLPYLRKKLRLTGTKYGCGGGGCG...unknownsubstrate
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

Resource NameReference
Pharos CHEMBL1046
PubChem 564, 517030
ChEMBL CHEMBL1046
ChEBI CHEBI:57826, CHEBI:16586, CHEBI:79212
CCDC/CSD ZEMCIG, ZEMCEC, ZEMCAY, ZEMCUS, AMCAPR11, JIZHEF, EZOGAD, JIHFUE, QEGFIR, AMCAPR10, GAHHIK