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Substance Name: Glucuronic acid
RN: 576-37-4
InChIKey: IAJILQKETJEXLJ-QTBDOELSSA-N

Note

  • A sugar acid formed by the oxidation of the C-6 carbon of GLUCOSE. In addition to being a key intermediate metabolite of the uronic acid pathway, glucuronic acid also plays a role in the detoxification of certain drugs and toxins by conjugating with them to form GLUCURONIDES.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H10-O7

Molecular Weight

  • 194.138
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Glucuronic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Glucuronic acid

Synonyms

  • EINECS 209-401-7
  • Glucuronic acid

Systematic Name

  • Glucuronic acid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 576-37-4

System Generated Number

  • 0000576374

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H10O7/c7-1-2(8)3(9)4(10)5(11)6(12)13/h1-5,8-11H,(H,12,13)/t2-,3+,4-,5-/m0/s1

InChIKey

IAJILQKETJEXLJ-QTBDOELSSA-N

Smiles

C(=O)[C@H](O)[C@H]([C@@H]([C@@H](C(O)=O)O)O)O