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Substance Name: Methyl aminolevulinate
RN: 33320-16-0
UNII: 585NM85KYM
InChIKey: YUUAYBAIHCDHHD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Esterified form of aminolevulinic acid used as PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H11-N-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 145.1569
 

Classification Codes

  • Dermatologic Agents
  • Photosensitizing Agents
  • Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Methyl aminolevulinate

Synonyms

  • 5-Aminolevulinic acid methyl ester
  • Aminolevulinic acid methyl ester
  • Methyl aminolevulinate
  • Metvix
  • UNII-585NM85KYM

Systematic Names

  • Levulinic acid, 5-amino-, methyl ester
  • Pentanoic acid, 5-amino-4-oxo-, methyl ester

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 33320-16-0

FDA UNII

  • 585NM85KYM

System Generated Number

  • 0033320160

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H11NO3/c1-10-6(9)3-2-5(8)4-7/h2-4,7H2,1H3

InChIKey

YUUAYBAIHCDHHD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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COC(=O)CCC(=O)CN