Chemical Component Summary

NameGLYCOLIC ACID
Identifiers2-hydroxyethanoic acid
FormulaC2 H4 O3
Molecular Weight76.05
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C2H4O3/c3-1-2(4)5/h3H,1H2,(H,4,5)
InChIKeyAEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count9
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count8
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03085 
NameGlycolic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
Synonyms
  • Glycolic acid
  • 2-Hydroxyacetic acid
  • alpha-Hydroxyacetic acid
  • Hydroxyacetic acid
  • Hydroxyethanoic acid
Brand Names
  • bdr Re-action deep low base skin refiner exfoliation essence
  • Clear Cell Salicylic Clarifying Tonic
  • Purifying S.O.s Spotgel
  • Jayjun Gold Snow Refreshing Peeling
  • Glycolic Acid
Categories
  • Acetates
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Dermatologicals
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Acids, Volatile
CAS number79-14-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenaseMAEQVALSRTQVCGILREELFQGDAFHQSDTHIFIIMGASGDLAKKKIYP...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