Chemical Component Summary

NameGLUTAMIC ACID
Identifiers(2S)-2-azanylpentanedioic acid
FormulaC5 H9 N O4
Molecular Weight147.13
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESN[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C5H9NO4/c6-3(5(9)10)1-2-4(7)8/h3H,1-2,6H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1
InChIKeyWHUUTDBJXJRKMK-VKHMYHEASA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count19
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count18
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00142 
NameGlutamic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA peptide that is a homopolymer of glutamic acid.
Synonyms
  • Glutamic acid hydrochloride
  • L-Glutaminic acid
  • ácido glutámico
  • (S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid
  • (2S)-2-Aminopentanedioic acid
Brand Names
  • Plenamine
  • Aminosyn II 7% With 10% Dextrose
  • Women Secret
  • Olimel 5.7% E
  • Vamin 18 Electrolyte-free
IndicationConsidered to be nature's "Brain food" by improving mental capacities; helps speed the healing of ulcers; gives a "lift" from fatigue; helps control alcoholism, schizophrenia and the craving for sugar.
Categories
  • Acid Preparations
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Acidic
  • Amino Acids, Dicarboxylic
ATC-CodeA09AB01
CAS number56-86-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 1MVGLLLFFFPAIFLEVSLLPRSPGRKVLLAGASSQRSVARMDGDVIIGAL...unknown
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 4MPGKRGLGWWWARLPLCLLLSLYGPWMPSSLGKPKGHPHMNSIRIDGDIT...unknown
Glutamate receptor ionotropic, kainate 4MPRVSAPLVLLPAWLVMVACSPHSLRIAAILDDPMECSRGERLSITLAKN...unknown
Glutamate receptor ionotropic, kainate 5MPAELLLLLIVAFASPSCQVLSSLRMAAILDDQTVCGRGERLALALAREQ...unknown
Metabotropic glutamate receptor 7MVQLRKLLRVLTLMKFPCCVLEVLLCALAAAARGQEMYAPHSIRIEGDVT...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