Chemical Component Summary

NameGLYCOLIC ACID
SynonymsHYDROXYACETIC ACID; HYDROXYETHANOIC ACID
Identifiers2-hydroxyethanoic acid
FormulaC2 H4 O3
Molecular Weight76.051
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC(C(=O)O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C2H4O3/c3-1-2(4)5/h3H,1H2,(H,4,5)
InChIKeyAEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count9
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count8
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03085 
NameGlycolic acid
Groups
  • investigational
  • approved
Synonyms
  • Glycolic acid
  • α-hydroxyacetic acid
  • Hydroxyacetic acid
  • alpha-Hydroxyacetic acid
  • Hydroxyethanoic acid
Brand Names
  • bdr Re-action deep low base skin refiner exfoliation essence
  • Clear Cell Salicylic Clarifying Tonic
  • Purifying S.O.s Spotgel
  • AHA 7 Whitehead Power Liquid
  • Triple X-Lotion
Categories
  • Acetates
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Dermatologicals
  • Hydroxy Acids
  • Keratolytic Agents
CAS number79-14-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Glucose-6-phosphate 1-dehydrogenaseMAEQVALSRTQVCGILREELFQGDAFHQSDTHIFIIMGASGDLAKKKIYP...unknowninhibitor
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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 3698251, 757
ChEMBL CHEMBL252557
ChEBI CHEBI:17497
CCDC/CSD UPOBEH, CUYMOB, CUYKUF, LEJLUJ, KAXSIN, CUYKOZ, CUYLAM, GLICAC01, CUYKIT, QUJJUA, GLICAC10, KHGLYC, RHGLYL, UQEKAF, EQUWOF, FERBEN