Chemical Component Summary

NameARACHIDONIC ACID
Identifiers(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z)-icosa-5,8,11,14-tetraenoic acid
FormulaC20 H32 O2
Molecular Weight304.47
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCCC\C=C/C\C=C/C\C=C/C\C=C/CCCC(=O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C20H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22/h6-7,9-10,12-13,15-16H,2-5,8,11,14,17-19H2,1H3,(H,21,22)/b7-6-,10-9-,13-12-,16-15-
InChIKeyYZXBAPSDXZZRGB-DOFZRALJSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count54
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count53
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04557 
NameArachidonic Acid
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionAn unsaturated, essential fatty acid. It is found in animal and human fat as well as in the liver, brain, and glandular organs, and is a constituent of animal phosphatides. It is formed by the synthesis from dietary linoleic acid and is a precursor in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes. [PubChem]
SynonymsArachidonic Acid
Categories
  • Arachidonic Acids
  • Autacoids
  • Biological Factors
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Substrates
  • Cytochrome P-450 Substrates
CAS number506-32-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
14 kDa fatty acid-binding proteinMSSFLGKWKLSESHNFDAVMSKLGVSWATRQIGNTVTPTVTFTMDGDKMT...unknown
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 1MSRSLLLWFLLFLLLLPPLPVLLADPGAPTPVNPCCYYPCQHQGICVRFG...unknown
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alphaMVDTESPLCPLSPLEAGDLESPLSEEFLQEMGNIQEISQSIGEDSSGSFG...unknown
Bile acid receptorMVMQFQGLENPIQISPHCSCTPSGFFMEMMSMKPAKGVLTEQVAGPLGQN...unknownligand
Retinoic acid receptor RXR-alphaMDTKHFLPLDFSTQVNSSLTSPTGRGSMAAPSLHPSLGPGIGSPGQLHSP...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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem444899
ChEBICHEBI:15843
ChEBICHEBI:137828
ChEMBLCHEMBL15594
PharosCHEMBL15594