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Substance Name: L-Cysteine, N-acetyl-, hydrochloride
RN: 18829-79-3
InChIKey: BNAZKIJXZHLHTG-WCCKRBBISA-N

Note

  • The N-acetyl derivative of CYSTEINE. It is used as a mucolytic agent to reduce the viscosity of mucous secretions. It has also been shown to have antiviral effects in patients with HIV due to inhibition of viral stimulation by reactive oxygen intermediates.

Molecular Formula

  • C5-H9-N-O3-S.Cl-H

Molecular Weight

  • 199.657
 
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Names and Synonyms

Synonyms

  • N-Acetyl-cysteine hydrochloride
  • N-Acetyl-L-cysteine hydrochloride

Systematic Name

  • L-Cysteine, N-acetyl-, hydrochloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 18829-79-3

Related Registry Number

  • 616-91-1 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0018829793

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C5-H9-N-O3-S.Cl-H

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C5-H9-N-O3-S
  • Cl-H
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C5H9NO3S.ClH/c1-3(7)6-4(2-10)5(8)9;/h4,10H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)(H,8,9);1H/t4-;/m0./s1

InChIKey

BNAZKIJXZHLHTG-WCCKRBBISA-N

Smiles

C([C@@H](NC(=O)C)CS)(=O)O.Cl