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Substance Name: Inositol [Nonspecific isomer]
RN: 6917-35-7
InChIKey: CDAISMWEOUEBRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An isomer of glucose that has traditionally been considered to be a B vitamin although it has an uncertain status as a vitamin and a deficiency syndrome has not been identified in man. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1379) Inositol phospholipids are important in signal transduction.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H12-O6

Molecular Weight

  • 180.155
 

Classification Codes

  • Growth Substances
  • Micronutrients
  • Vitamin B Complex
  • Vitamins
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • Inositol [Nonspecific isomer]

Name of Substance

  • Inositol

MeSH Heading

  • Inositol

Synonyms

  • 1,2,3,4,5,6-Cyclohexanehexol
  • EINECS 230-024-9
  • Inosite
  • NSC 25142
  • NSC 404118
  • NSC 8101

Systematic Name

  • Inositol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 6917-35-7

Other Registry Number

  • 173524-45-3

System Generated Number

  • 0006917357

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9/h1-12H

InChIKey

CDAISMWEOUEBRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C1(C(C(C(O)C(C1O)O)O)O)O