ACT is found in 4060 entries.

ACT in polymers: 2 entries. Examples include 3OV1 3OVE

ACT as free ligands, exist in 4058 entries. Examples include 4OBF 4Y4D 4N22

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Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers ethanoate
Formula C2 H3 O2
Molecular Weight 59.044  g/mol
Isomeric SMILES CC([O-])=O
InChI InChI=1S/C2H4O2/c1-2(3)4/h1H3,(H,3,4)/p-1

Chemical Details

Formal Charge -1
Atom Count 7
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms n/a
Bond Count 6
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms n/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB03166   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Acetic acid
Groups approved
Description Acetic acid is a product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood. It is used locally, occasionally internally, as a counterirritant and also as a reagent. (Stedman, 26th ed) Acetic acid otic (for the ear) is an antibiotic that treats infections caused by bacteria or fungus.
  • ACETATE ion
  • Acetic acid, glacial
  • Acetic acid, ion(1-)
  • Azetat
  • CH3-COO(-)
Brand Names
  • Acetasol HC
  • Acetic Acid
  • Acid Concentrate 2196
  • Acid Concentrate D12251
  • Acid Concentrate D12252
Affected Organism Bacteria
Indication Used to treat infections in the ear canal.
Route of administration
  • auricular (otic)
  • dialysis
  • irrigation
  • oral
  • vaginal
  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • G01AD02
  • S02AA10
CAS number 64-19-7
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID: 21059682