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ACT is found in 4218 entries

ACT in polymers: 2 entries. Examples include: 3OV1 3OVE

ACT as free ligands, exist in 4216 entries. Example includes: 4HU5 4OBF 5N9W

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Chemical Component Summary

FormulaC2 H3 O2
Molecular Weight59.04 g/mol
Isomeric SMILESCC([O-])=O

Chemical Details

Formal Charge-1
Atom Count7
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count6
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03166 Stereoisomeric match
NameAcetic acid
DescriptionAcetic acid is a product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood. It is used locally, occasionally internally, as a counterirritant and also as a reagent. (Stedman, 26th ed) Acetic acid otic (for the ear) is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.
  • ACETATE ion
  • Acetic acid, glacial
  • Acetic acid, ion(1-)
  • Azetat
  • CH3-COO(-)
SaltsAcetyl chloride
Brand Names
  • Acetasol HC
  • Acetic Acid
  • Acid Concentrate D12028
  • Acid Concentrate D12054
  • Acid Concentrate D12092
Affected OrganismBacteria
IndicationUsed to treat infections in the ear canal.
Route of administration
  • Auricular (otic)
  • Hemodialysis
  • Irrigation
  • Oral
  • Acetates
  • Acids
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Acids, Noncarboxylic
  • Anions
  • S02AA10
  • G01AD02
CAS number64-19-7

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
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