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alpha-lipoic acid

lipoic acid; biomolipon; THIOCTIC ACID; alpha-Lipoic Acid; (+/-)-1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid; Liposan; 1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanoic acid, (+-)- (9CI); Thioctansaeure; espa lipon; 1,2-Dithiolane-3-valeric acid, (.+-.)-; Lipothion
Molecular Formula
C8 H14 O2 S2
Natural Isotopic Abundance Mass
206.32556
Mono-Isotopic Molecular Masses
C12N14:   206.0435210736
C13N14:   214.070359776
C12N15:   206.0435210736
C13N15:   214.070359776
alpha-lipoic acid image
alpha-lipoic acid
InCHi String:
InChI=1S/C8H14O2S2/c9-8(10)4-2-1-3-7-5-6-11-12-7/h7H,1-6H2,(H,9,10)

canonical and isomeric SMILES:
C1CSSC1CCCCC(=O)O


PUBCHEM iupac NAME: PUBCHEM iupac OPENEYE NAME
5-(dithiolan-3-yl)pentanoic acid

PUBCHEM iupac TRADITIONAL NAME
5-(dithiolan-3-yl)valeric acid

PUBCHEM iupac CAS NAME
5-(3-dithiolanyl)pentanoic acid

PUBCHEM iupac SYSTEMATIC NAME
5-(1,2-dithiolan-3-yl)pentanoic acid



PubChem Substance (SID):   85165323   53789180   24899963
PubChem Compound (CID):   864
KEGG: Compound ID   D00086
CAS Registry IDs:   1077-28-7   62-46-4
PDB Chemical Component   LPA
Miscellaneous Databases and IDs:   Sigma-Aldrich T1395_SIGMA   ChEBI CHEBI:16494   ChemBank BSPBio_002835   BioCyc LIPOIC-ACID   ChemIDplus 001077287   ChemSpider 13845409   EINECS 214-071-2   NIAID 030563   Comparative Toxicogenomics Database D008063   DTP/NCI 90788   EPA DSSTox 34047   BindingDB 10515   NINDS Approved Drug Screening Program 01503941   Beilstein Handbook Reference 5-19-07-00237   ChemDB 3968792   NCGC NCGC00090872-01   NIST Chemistry WebBook 1386776134   MMCD cq_00491   MDL MFCD00005474

Reference data were obtained primarily from the PubChem database.

Three dimensional molecular rendering uses Jmol.