Chemical Component Summary

NameASPARTIC ACID
Identifiers(2S)-2-azanylbutanedioic acid
FormulaC4 H7 N O4
Molecular Weight133.103
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESC([C@@H](C(=O)O)N)C(=O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H7NO4/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKeyCKLJMWTZIZZHCS-REOHCLBHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count16
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count15
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00128 
NameAspartic acid
Groups
  • nutraceutical
  • approved
DescriptionOne of the non-essential amino acids commonly occurring in the L-form. It is found in animals and plants, especially in sugar cane and sugar beets. It may be a neurotransmitter.
Synonyms
  • L-Aspartic acid
  • (S)-2-aminobutanedioic acid
  • L-Asp
  • 2-Aminosuccinic acid
  • Asp
Brand Names
  • Olimel 4.4%
  • Primene 10%
  • Olimel 3.3% E
  • Novamine
  • Aminosyn-PF
IndicationThere is no support for the claim that aspartates are exercise performance enhancers, i.e. ergogenic aids.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Acidic
  • Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
CAS number56-84-8

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Adenylosuccinate SynthetasesMSGTRASNDRPPGAGGVKRGRLQQEAAATGSRVTVVLGAQWGDEGKGKVV...unknownsubstrate
Calcium-binding mitochondrial carrier protein Aralar2MAAAKVALTKRADPAELRTIFLKYASIEKNGEFFMSPNDFVTRYLNIFGE...unknown
Aspartate aminotransferase, cytoplasmicMAPPSVFAEVPQAQPVLVFKLTADFREDPDPRKVNLGVGAYRTDDCHPWV...unknown
AspartoacylaseMTSCHIAEEHIQKVAIFGGTHGNELTGVFLVKHWLENGAEIQRTGLEVKP...unknown
Asparagine synthetase [glutamine-hydrolyzing]MCGIWALFGSDDCLSVQCLSAMKIAHRGPDAFRFENVNGYTNCCFGFHRL...unknownsubstrate
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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
PubChem 5960, 139060126, 44367445
ChEMBL CHEMBL274323
ChEBI CHEBI:17053
CCDC/CSD MUCKUR01, MUCKUR, NELQUQ, MUCKUR02, YUFKUF, HUMLIK, DUSLUY, YIGNEJ, MUVXAC, VUYHII