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3-HYDROXY-5-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-2-METHYLISONICOTINALDEHYDE



Chemical Component Summary

Name3-HYDROXY-5-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-2-METHYLISONICOTINALDEHYDE
SynonymsPYRIDOXAL
Identifiers3-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-pyridine-4-carbaldehyde
FormulaC8 H9 N O3
Molecular Weight167.16
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCc1c(c(c(cn1)CO)C=O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C8H9NO3/c1-5-8(12)7(4-11)6(3-10)2-9-5/h2,4,10,12H,3H2,1H3
InChIKeyRADKZDMFGJYCBB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count21
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count21
Aromatic Bond Count6

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00147 
NamePyridoxal
Groups
  • experimental
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionThe 4-carboxyaldehyde form of vitamin B 6 which is converted to pyridoxal phosphate which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • Pyridoxaldehyde
  • Piridoxal
  • 3-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methyl-4-pyridinecarboxaldehyde
  • Pyridoxal hydrochloride
  • 2-methyl-3-hydroxy-4-formyl-5-hydroxymethylpyridine
IndicationPyridoxal is one of the natural forms available of vitamin B6, therefore, it is used for nutritional supplementation and for treating dietary shortage or imbalances.
Categories
  • Diet, Food, and Nutrition
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Food
  • Growth Substances
  • Micronutrients
CAS number66-72-8

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Pyridoxal kinaseMEEECRVLSIQSHVIRGYVGNRAATFPLQVLGFEIDAVNSVQFSNHTGYA...unknown
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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem1050
ChEBICHEBI:17310
ChEMBLCHEMBL102970