Chemical Component Summary

NameSUCCINIC ACID
Identifiersbutanedioic acid
FormulaC4 H6 O4
Molecular Weight118.09
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)CCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H6O4/c5-3(6)1-2-4(7)8/h1-2H2,(H,5,6)(H,7,8)
InChIKeyKDYFGRWQOYBRFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00139 
NameSuccinic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA water-soluble, colorless crystal with an acid taste that is used as a chemical intermediate, in medicine, the manufacture of lacquers, and to make perfume esters. It is also used in foods as a sequestrant, buffer, and a neutralizing agent. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p1099; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1851)
Synonyms
  • Spirit of amber
  • 1,2-ethanedicarboxylic acid
  • Dihydrofumaric acid
  • Acide succinique
  • Amber acid
Brand Names
  • Iron Aspartate Glycinate and Polysaccharide Complex, Ascorbic Calcium, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Calcium Threonate and Succinic Acid
  • Irospan 24/6
  • Se-Vate 21/7
  • Ferrex 150 Plus
  • Niferex
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Dicarboxylic Acids
  • Dietary Supplements
  • OAT3/SLC22A8 Substrates
  • Succinates
CAS number110-15-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Succinate dehydrogenase cytochrome b560 subunit, mitochondrialMAALLLRHVGRHCLRAHFSPQLCIRNAVPLGTTAKEEMERFWNKNIGSNR...unknown
Succinate receptor 1MLGIMAWNATCKNWLAAEAALEKYYLSIFYGIEFVVGVLGNTIVVYGYIF...unknown
Succinyl-CoA:3-ketoacid coenzyme A transferase 2, mitochondrialMAALRLLASVLGRGVPAGGSGLALSQGCARCFATSPRLRAKFYADPVEMV...unknown
Trimethyllysine dioxygenase, mitochondrialMWYHRLSHLHSRLQDLLKGGVIYPALPQPNFKSLLPLAVHWHHTASKSLT...unknown
Succinyl-CoA ligase [ADP-forming] subunit beta, mitochondrialMAASMFYGRLVAVATLRNHRPRTAQRAAAQVLGSSGLFNNHGLQVQQQQQ...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