Chemical Component Summary

NameLIPOIC ACID
Identifiers5-[(3R)-1,2-dithiolan-3-yl]pentanoic acid
FormulaC8 H14 O2 S2
Molecular Weight206.33
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)CCCC[C@@H]1CCSS1
InChIInChI=1S/C8H14O2S2/c9-8(10)4-2-1-3-7-5-6-11-12-7/h7H,1-6H2,(H,9,10)/t7-/m1/s1
InChIKeyAGBQKNBQESQNJD-SSDOTTSWSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count26
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count26
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00166 
NameLipoic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA vitamin-like antioxidant.
Synonyms
  • (R)-(+)-lipoic acid
  • (R)-lipoic acid
  • (R)-(+)-Lipoate
  • R-alpha-lipoic acid
  • Alpha lipoic acid
Brand Names
  • Dyzbac
  • Oveeza
  • Vita-Rx Diabetic Vitamin
  • Folic-K
  • Fibrik
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance.
Categories
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Antioxidants
  • Coenzymes
  • Compounds used in a research, industrial, or household setting
  • Diet, Food, and Nutrition
ATC-CodeA16AX01
CAS number1200-22-2

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Lipoyltransferase 1, mitochondrialMLIPFSMKNCFQLLCNCQVPAAGFKKTVKNGLILQSISNDVYQNLAVEDW...unknown
Lipoyl synthase, mitochondrialMSLRCGDAARTLGPRVFGRYFCSPVRPLSSLPDKKKELLQNGPDLQDFVS...unknown
Sodium-dependent multivitamin transporterMSVGVSTSAPLSPTSGTSVGMSTFSIMDYVVFVLLLVLSLAIGLYHACRG...unknown
NADPH--cytochrome P450 reductaseMGDSHVDTSSTVSEAVAEEVSLFSMTDMILFSLIVGLLTYWFLFRKKKEE...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