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Substance Name: Cysteamine bitartrate
RN: 27761-19-9
UNII: QO84GZ3TST
InChIKey: NSKJTUFFDRENDM-ZVGUSBNCSA-N

Note

  • A radiation-protective agent that oxidizes in air to form CYSTAMINE. It can be given intravenously or orally to treat radiation sickness. The bitartrate has been used for the oral treatment of nephropathic cystinosis.

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H6-O6.C2-H7-N-S

Molecular Weight

  • 227.2357
 

Classification Codes

  • Protective Agents
  • Radiation-Protective Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Cysteamine bitartrate

Name of Substance

  • Cysteamine bitartrate

Synonyms

  • beta-Mercaptoethylamine bitartrate
  • beta-Mercaptoethylamine hydrogen tartrate
  • Cystagon
  • EINECS 248-641-7
  • Mercamine bitartrate
  • Mercaptoethylamine bitartrate
  • Procysbi
  • RP103
  • UNII-QO84GZ3TST

Systematic Names

  • (Mercaptoethyl)ammonium hydrogen tartrate
  • Ethanethiol, 2-amino-, tartrate (1:1) (salt)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 27761-19-9

FDA UNII

  • QO84GZ3TST

Related Registry Number

  • 60-23-1 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0027761199

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H6-O6.C2-H7-N-S

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C2-H7-N-S
  • C4-H6-O6
  • COMPONENT

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H6O6.C2H7NS/c5-1(3(7)8)2(6)4(9)10;3-1-2-4/h1-2,5-6H,(H,7,8)(H,9,10);4H,1-3H2/t1-,2-;/m1./s1

InChIKey

NSKJTUFFDRENDM-ZVGUSBNCSA-N

Smiles

C(CS)N.[C@@H]([C@H](C(=O)O)O)(C(=O)O)O