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Substance Name: alpha-Aminoadipic acid
RN: 542-32-5
UNII: 1K7B1OED4N
InChIKey: OYIFNHCXNCRBQI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A metabolite in the principal biochemical pathway of lysine. It antagonizes neuroexcitatory activity modulated by the glutamate receptor, N-METHYL-D-ASPARTATE; (NMDA).

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H11-N-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 161.1559
 

Classification Codes

  • Drug / Therapeutic Agent
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
  • Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
  • Neurotransmitter Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 2-Aminoadipic acid
  • alpha-Aminoadipic acid

MeSH Heading

  • 2-Aminoadipic acid

Synonyms

  • 2-04-00-00913 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • 2-Aminoadipate
  • 2-Aminoadipic acid
  • 2-Aminohexanedioic acid
  • alpha-Aminoadipate
  • alpha-Aminoadipic acid
  • alpha-Aminoadipic acid, DL-
  • Aminoadipic acid, alpha
  • BRN 1773077
  • CB 1710
  • DL-alpha-Aminoadipate
  • EINECS 208-809-2
  • EINECS 210-960-4
  • NSC 46994
  • UNII-1K7B1OED4N

Systematic Names

  • 2-Aminoadipic acid
  • Hexanedioic acid, 2-amino-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 542-32-5

FDA UNII

  • 1K7B1OED4N

Other Registry Numbers

  • 626-71-1
  • 82144-77-2

System Generated Number

  • 0000542325

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/C6H11NO4/c7-4(6(10)11)2-1-3-5(8)9/h4H,1-3,7H2,(H,8,9)(H,10,11)

InChIKey

OYIFNHCXNCRBQI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

NC(CCCC(=O)O)C(=O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD intraperitoneal > 500mg/kg (500mg/kg)   Biochemical Pharmacology. Vol. 5, Pg. 108, 1960.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
log P (octanol-water) -3.340 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 2200 mg/L 20 EXP
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 4.24E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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