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Substance Name: Indican (plant indican)
RN: 487-60-5
UNII: N187WK1Y1J
InChIKey: XVARCVCWNFACQC-RKQHYHRCSA-N

Note

  • A substance occurring in the urine of mammals and also in blood plasma as the normal metabolite of tryptophan. An increased urinary excretion of indican is seen in Hartnup disease from the bacterial degradation of unabsorbed tryptophan.

Molecular Formula

  • C14-H17-N-O6

Molecular Weight

  • 295.2893
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Indican (plant indican)
  • Indican, plant

MeSH Heading

  • Indican

Synonyms

  • 1H-Indol-3-yl beta-glucopyranoside
  • 3-(Glucosyloxy)indole
  • Indican (glucoside)
  • Indican (plant indican)
  • Indikan
  • Indoxyl-beta-D-glucoside
  • NSC 87517
  • UNII-N187WK1Y1J
  • Uroxanthin

Systematic Names

  • beta-D-Glucopyranoside, 1H-indol-3-yl
  • Indole, 3-(beta-D-glucopyranosyloxy)-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 487-60-5

FDA UNII

  • N187WK1Y1J

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1320-34-9
  • 16934-10-4
  • 95720-93-7

System Generated Number

  • 0000487605

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C14H17NO6/c16-6-10-11(17)12(18)13(19)14(21-10)20-9-5-15-8-4-2-1-3-7(8)9/h1-5,10-19H,6H2/t10-,11-,12+,13-,14-/m1/s1

InChIKey

XVARCVCWNFACQC-RKQHYHRCSA-N

Smiles

OC[C@H]1O[C@@H](Oc2c[nH]c3ccccc23)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) -0.440 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.62E-10 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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