Chemical Component Summary

NameD-gluconic acid
SynonymsGLUCONIC ACID
Identifiers(2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexanoic acid
FormulaC6 H12 O7
Molecular Weight196.155
TypeD-SACCHARIDE
Isomeric SMILESC([C@H]([C@H]([C@@H]([C@H](C(=O)O)O)O)O)O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C6H12O7/c7-1-2(8)3(9)4(10)5(11)6(12)13/h2-5,7-11H,1H2,(H,12,13)/t2-,3-,4+,5-/m1/s1
InChIKeyRGHNJXZEOKUKBD-SQOUGZDYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count25
Chiral Atom Count4
Bond Count24
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB13180 
NameGluconic Acid
Groups
  • investigational
  • approved
DescriptionCommonly found in salts with sodium and calcium. Gluconic acid or gluconate is used to maintain the cation-anion balance on electrolyte solutions.
Synonyms
  • Maltonic acid
  • Dextronic acid
  • Gluconic Acid
  • D-Gluconic Acid
  • Sodium gluconate
Brand Names
  • Multiple Electrolytes pH 7.4
  • Physiosol
  • Plasma-Lyte 148 and dextrose
  • Multiple Electrolytes pH 5.5
  • Isolyte S
IndicationFor use as part of electrolyte supplementation in total parenteral nutrition [FDA Label].
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Carbohydrates
  • Chelating Agents
  • Hydroxy Acids
  • Laxatives
CAS number526-95-4

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 10690
ChEMBL CHEMBL464345
ChEBI CHEBI:33198
CCDC/CSD CAKZAP