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Substance Name: Kynurenic acid
RN: 492-27-3
UNII: H030S2S85J
InChIKey: HCZHHEIFKROPDY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A broad-spectrum excitatory amino acid antagonist used as a research tool.

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H7-N-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 189.169
 

Classification Codes

  • Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Kynurenic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Kynurenic acid

Synonyms

  • 4-Hydroxyquinaldic acid
  • 4-Hydroxyquinaldinic acid
  • 4-Hydroxyquinoline-2-carboxylic acid
  • CCRIS 4428
  • EINECS 207-751-5
  • Kinurenic acid
  • Kynurenic acid
  • Kynuronic acid
  • NSC 58973
  • Quinurenic acid
  • UNII-H030S2S85J

Systematic Names

  • 2-Quinolinecarboxylic acid, 4-hydroxy-
  • 4-Hydroxyquinoline-2-carboxylic acid
  • Kynurenic acid
  • Quinaldic acid, 4-hydroxy- (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 492-27-3

FDA UNII

  • H030S2S85J

System Generated Number

  • 0000492273

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H7NO3/c12-9-5-8(10(13)14)11-7-4-2-1-3-6(7)9/h1-5H,(H,11,12)(H,13,14)

InChIKey

HCZHHEIFKROPDY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c12c(c(cc(n1)C(O)=O)O)cccc2

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 282.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 1.540 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.64E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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