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Substance Name: Aminolevulinic acid
RN: 106-60-5
UNII: 88755TAZ87
InChIKey: ZGXJTSGNIOSYLO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A compound produced from succinyl-CoA and GLYCINE as an intermediate in heme synthesis. It is used as a PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY for actinic KERATOSIS.

Molecular Formula

  • C5-H9-N-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 131.13
 

Classification Codes

  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Photosensitizing Agents
  • Radiation-Sensitizing Agents

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Aminolevulinic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Aminolevulinic acid

Synonyms

  • 5-ALA
  • 5-Amino-4-oxopentanoic acid
  • 5-Aminolevulinic acid
  • Ameluz
  • Aminolevulinic acid
  • BF-200 ALA
  • CCRIS 8958
  • EINECS 203-414-1
  • UNII-88755TAZ87

Systematic Names

  • 5-Amino-4-oxovaleric acid
  • Pentanoic acid, 5-amino-4-oxo-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 106-60-5

FDA UNII

  • 88755TAZ87

Other Registry Number

  • 1354778-41-8

System Generated Number

  • 0000106605

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C5H9NO3/c6-3-4(7)1-2-5(8)9/h1-3,6H2,(H,8,9)

InChIKey

ZGXJTSGNIOSYLO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

NCC(CCC(O)=O)=O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) -4.400 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 3.16E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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