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Chemical Component Summary

NameCITRIC ACID
Identifiers2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
FormulaC6 H8 O7
Molecular Weight192.12 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)CC(O)(CC(O)=O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C6H8O7/c7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10/h13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12)
InChIKeyKRKNYBCHXYNGOX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count21
Chiral Atom Count0
Chiral Atomsn/a
Bond Count20
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04272 Stereoisomeric match
NameCitric Acid
Groups
  • nutraceutical
  • vet_approved
DescriptionA key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • 2-Hydroxytricarballylic acid
  • 3-Carboxy-3-hydroxypentane-1,5-dioic acid
  • 3-Carboxy-3-hydroxypentane-1,5-dioic acid
  • Citronensäure
SaltsCitric acid monohydrate
Brand Names
  • Acd A
  • Acd Blood-pack Units (pl 146 Plastic)
  • Acd Solution Modified
  • Acd-A
  • Alka Seltzer
Affected OrganismHumans and other mammals
Route of administration
  • Extracorporeal
  • Intravenous
  • Irrigation
  • Irrigation; Topical
  • Oral
Categories
  • Acid Preparations
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Alimentary Tract and Metabolism
  • Anticoagulants
  • Calcium Chelating Agents
ATC-CodeA09AB04
CAS number77-92-9

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
Carboxypeptidase BMLALLVLVTVALASAHHGGEHFEGEKVFRVNVEDENHINIIRELASTTQI...unknown
Putative stringent starvation protein AMAVAANKRSVMTLFSGPTDIFSHQVRIVLAEKGVSVEIEQVEADNLPQDL...unknown
Citrate synthase, mitochondrialMALLTAAARLLGTKNASCLVLAARHASASSTNLKDILADLIPKEQARIKT...unknown
Beta-lactamase 2MKKNTLLKVGLCVGLLGTIQFVSTISSVQASQKVEKTVIKNETGTISISQ...unknown
Adenine phosphoribosyltransferaseMADSELQLVEQRIRSFPDFPTPGVVFRDISPVLKDPASFRAAIGLLARHL...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