Chemical Component Summary

NameL(+)-TARTARIC ACID
Identifiers(2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanedioic acid
FormulaC4 H6 O6
Molecular Weight150.09
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILES[C@@H]([C@H](C(=O)O)O)(C(=O)O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H6O6/c5-1(3(7)8)2(6)4(9)10/h1-2,5-6H,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t1-,2-/m1/s1
InChIKeyFEWJPZIEWOKRBE-JCYAYHJZSA-N

Chemical Details

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

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB09459 
NameL-tartaric acid
Groupsexperimental
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.
Synonyms
  • L-threaric acid
  • (R,R)-Tartaric acid
  • (+)-L-tartaric acid
  • Tartaric acid
  • (2R,3R)-Tartaric acid
Brand Names
  • Gingera Effervescent Antacid
  • Brioschi Effervescent Antacid
  • Urasal Granules
  • Baros Effervescent Granules
  • Unik Zoru Pwr
IndicationTartaric Acid is primarily indicated in conditions like Antiscorbutic, Antiseptic.
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Carbohydrates
  • Chelating Agents
  • Dicarboxylic Acids
  • Hydroxy Acids
CAS number87-69-4

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
CCDC/CSDFINTAZ02
PubChem444305
ChEBICHEBI:15671
ChEMBLCHEMBL1236315