PAC

2-PHENYLACETIC ACID

PAC in polymers: 1 entry. Examples include: 5ZMQ

PAC as a free ligand exists in 8 entries. Examples include: 2Y4N 1PNL 4YFB

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Chemical Component Summary

Name2-PHENYLACETIC ACID
Identifiers2-phenylethanoic acid
FormulaC8 H8 O2
Molecular Weight136.15
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)Cc1ccccc1
InChIInChI=1S/C8H8O2/c9-8(10)6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-5H,6H2,(H,9,10)
InChIKeyWLJVXDMOQOGPHL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count18
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count18
Aromatic Bond Count6
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB09269 Different stereochemistry
NamePhenylacetic acid
Groupsapproved
DescriptionPhenylacetic acid is an organic compound containing a phenyl functional group and a carboxylic acid functional group. It is a white solid with a disagreeable odor. Because it is used in the illicit production of phenylacetone (used in the manufacture of substituted amphetamines), it is subject to controls in countries including the United States and China.
Synonyms
  • benzeneacetic acid
  • α-toluic acid
  • ω-phenylacetic acid
SaltsSodium phenylacetate
Brand Names
  • Ammonul
  • Sodium Phenylacetate and Sodium Benzoate
Affected OrganismHumans and other mammals
IndicationFor use as adjunctive therapy for the treatment of acute hyperammonemia and associated encephalopathy in patients with deficiencies in enzymes of the urea cycle.
Route of administrationIntravenous
Categories
  • Acids, Carbocyclic
  • Antimetabolites
  • Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
  • Antineoplastic Agents
  • Carboxylic Acids
CAS number103-82-2