Chemical Component Summary

Name5-azanyl-4-oxidanylidene-pentanoic acid
Identifiers5-azanyl-4-oxidanylidene-pentanoic acid
FormulaC5 H9 N O3
Molecular Weight131.13
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC(CC(=O)O)C(=O)CN
InChIInChI=1S/C5H9NO3/c6-3-4(7)1-2-5(8)9/h1-3,6H2,(H,8,9)
InChIKeyZGXJTSGNIOSYLO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count18
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count17
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00855 
NameAminolevulinic acid
Groupsapproved
DescriptionA compound produced from succinyl-CoA and glycine as an intermediate in heme synthesis. It is used as a photochemotherapy for actinic keratosis. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • δ-ALA
  • ácido 5-aminolevulínico
  • dALA
  • 5-Aminolevulinic acid
  • 5-ALA
Brand Names
  • Gliolan
  • Gleolan
  • Ameluz
  • Levulan Kerastick
IndicationAminolevulinic acid plus blue light illumination using a blue light photodynamic therapy illuminator is indicated for the treatment of minimally to moderately thick actinic keratoses of the face or scalp.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Antineoplastic and Immunomodulating Agents
  • Dermatologicals
ATC-CodeL01XD04
CAS number106-60-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Delta-aminolevulinic acid dehydrataseMQPQSVLHSGYFHPLLRAWQTATTTLNASNLIYPIFVTDVPDDIQPITSL...unknowninducer
Solute carrier family 15 member 1MGMSKSHSFFGYPLSIFFIVVNEFCERFSYYGMRAILILYFTNFISWDDN...unknowninhibitor
Solute carrier family 15 member 2MNPFQKNESKETLFSPVSIEEVPPRPPSPPKKPSPTICGSNYPLSIAFIV...unknowninhibitor
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

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