Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers(2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioic acid
FormulaC4 H6 O6
Molecular Weight150.09
Isomeric SMILESO[C@H]([C@@H](O)C(O)=O)C(O)=O

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count16
Chiral Atom Count2
Bond Count15
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB09459 
NameL-tartaric acid
DescriptionTartaric acid is a white crystalline organic acid that occurs naturally in many plants, most notably in grapes.Tartaric is an alpha-hydroxy-carboxylic acid, is diprotic and aldaric in acid characteristics, and is a dihydroxyl derivative of succinic acid.
  • (R,R)-Tartaric acid
  • (+)-Weinsäure
  • L-tartaric acid
  • (+)-L-tartaric acid
  • (+)-(R,R)-tartaric acid
Brand Names
  • E-Z-gas 2 Granules
  • Brioschi Childrens Effervescent Antacid
  • Unik Zoru Pwr
  • Urasal Granules
  • Gingera Effervescent Antacid
IndicationTartaric Acid is primarily indicated in conditions like Antiscorbutic, Antiseptic.
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Carbohydrates
  • Chelating Agents
  • Dicarboxylic Acids
  • Hydroxy Acids
CAS number87-69-4

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Galactosylgalactosylxylosylprotein 3-beta-glucuronosyltransferase 1MPKRRDILAIVLIVLPWTLLITVWHQSTLAPLLAVHKDEGSDPRRETPPG...unknowncatalytic activity
Hypoxia-inducible factor 1-alpha inhibitorMAATAAEAVASGSGEPREEAGALGPAWDESQLRSYSFPTRPIPRLSQSDP...unknowncatalytic activity
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