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Chemical Component Summary

NameARACHIDONIC ACID
Identifiers(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z)-icosa-5,8,11,14-tetraenoic acid
FormulaC20 H32 O2
Molecular Weight304.47 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCCC\C=C/C\C=C/C\C=C/C\C=C/CCCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C20H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22/h6-7,9-10,12-13,15-16H,2-5,8,11,14,17-19H2,1H3,(H,21,22)/b7-6-,10-9-,13-12-,16-15-
InChIKeyYZXBAPSDXZZRGB-DOFZRALJSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count54
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count53
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04557 Different stereochemistry
NameArachidonic Acid
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionAn unsaturated, essential fatty acid. It is found in animal and human fat as well as in the liver, brain, and glandular organs, and is a constituent of animal phosphatides. It is formed by the synthesis from dietary linoleic acid and is a precursor in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes. [PubChem]
Categories
  • Arachidonic Acids
  • Autacoids
  • Biological Factors
  • Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Substrates
  • Eicosanoids
CAS number506-32-1
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