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Substance Name: Lipoic acid
RN: 1200-22-2
UNII: VLL71EBS9Z
InChIKey: AGBQKNBQESQNJD-SSDOTTSWSA-N

Notes

  • An octanoic acid bridged with two sulfurs so that it is sometimes also called a pentanoic acid in some naming schemes. It is biosynthesized by cleavage of LINOLEIC ACID and is a coenzyme of oxoglutarate dehydrogenase ( KETOGLUTARATE DEHYDROGENASE COMPLEX). It is used in DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS.
  • Antioxidant preparation containing alpha-lipoic acid, used in the neuroprotective therapy of chronic brain ischemia for correction of free-radical processes.

Molecular Formula

  • C8-H14-O2-S2

Molecular Weight

  • 206.329
 

Classification Codes

  • Antioxidants
  • Growth Substances
  • Micronutrients
  • Vitamin B Complex
  • Vitamins
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Lipoic acid

Name of Substance

  • Thioctic acid, d form

Synonyms

  • (+)-alpha-Lipoic acid
  • (R)-(+)-alpha-Lipoic acid
  • (R)-1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid
  • (R)-alpha-Lipoic acid
  • (R)-Lipoic acid
  • alpha Lipoic acid
  • alpha-(+)-Lipoic acid
  • alpha-Lipoic acid
  • Berlition
  • Byodinoral 300
  • d-Thioctic acid
  • Lipoec
  • Lipoic acid
  • R-(+)-Thioctic acid
  • R-Lipoate
  • Thioderm
  • Thiogamma
  • Tiobec
  • Tiobec Retard
  • UNII-VLL71EBS9Z

Systematic Name

  • 1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid, (R)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 1200-22-2

FDA UNII

  • VLL71EBS9Z

Other Registry Number

  • 57828-26-9

System Generated Number

  • 0001200222

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C8H14O2S2/c9-8(10)4-2-1-3-7-5-6-11-12-7/h7H,1-6H2,(H,9,10)/t7-/m1/s1

InChIKey

AGBQKNBQESQNJD-SSDOTTSWSA-N

Smiles

S1S[C@@H](CC1)CCCCC(=O)O