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Substance Name: Quinolinic acid
RN: 89-00-9
UNII: F6F0HK1URN
InChIKey: GJAWHXHKYYXBSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A metabolite of tryptophan with a possible role in neurodegenerative disorders. Elevated CSF levels of quinolinic acid are correlated with the severity of neuropsychological deficits in patients who have AIDS.

Molecular Formula

  • C7-H5-N-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 167.12
 

Classification Code

  • Reproductive Effect
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Quinolinic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Quinolinic acid

Synonyms

  • AI3-63017
  • EC 201-874-8
  • EINECS 201-874-8
  • HSDB 7511
  • NSC 13127
  • Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid
  • Quinolinic acid
  • UNII-F6F0HK1URN

Systematic Names

  • 2,3-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid
  • Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 89-00-9

FDA UNII

  • F6F0HK1URN

Related Registry Numbers

  • 18970-62-2 (copper(2+) salt)
  • 87314-99-6 (strontium salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000089009

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C7H5NO4/c9-6(10)4-2-1-3-8-5(4)7(11)12/h1-3H,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)

InChIKey

GJAWHXHKYYXBSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

c1(c(nccc1)C(O)=O)C(O)=O

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 228.5 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 2.43 (none)   EXP
log P (octanol-water) -0.120 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 1.10E+04 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 6.10E-06 mm Hg 25 EST
Henry's Law Constant 2.86E-15 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.08E-12 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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