Chemical Component Summary

NameASPARTIC ACID
Identifiers(2S)-2-azanylbutanedioic acid
FormulaC4 H7 N O4
Molecular Weight133.10
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESN[C@@H](CC(O)=O)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
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
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
  • (S)-2-aminosuccinic acid
  • (S)-2-aminobutanedioic acid
  • L-Asp
  • L-Aspartate
  • ácido aspártico
Brand Names
  • Plenamine
  • Aminosyn II 7% With 10% Dextrose
  • Olimel 5.7% E
  • Vamin 18 Electrolyte-free
  • Aminosyn-PF 7%
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
Ribonuclease pancreaticMALEKSLVRLLLLVLILLVLGWVQPSLGKESRAKKFQRQHMDSDSSPSSS...unknown
Lysozyme CMKALIVLGLVLLSVTVQGKVFERCELARTLKRLGMDGYRGISLANWMCLA...unknown
Calcium-binding mitochondrial carrier protein Aralar2MAAAKVALTKRADPAELRTIFLKYASIEKNGEFFMSPNDFVTRYLNIFGE...unknown
Aspartate aminotransferase, cytoplasmicMAPPSVFAEVPQAQPVLVFKLTADFREDPDPRKVNLGVGAYRTDDCHPWV...unknown
AspartoacylaseMTSCHIAEEHIQKVAIFGGTHGNELTGVFLVKHWLENGAEIQRTGLEVKP...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