SC2

N-ACETYL-L-CYSTEINE

SC2 in polymers: 3 entries. Examples include: 5HPM 2J58 5ICX

SC2 as a free ligand exists in 4 entries. Examples include: 207L 2J1G 2J2P

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Chemical Component Summary

NameN-ACETYL-L-CYSTEINE
Identifiers(2R)-2-acetamido-3-sulfanyl-propanoic acid
FormulaC5 H9 N O3 S
Molecular Weight163.19
Typepeptide-like
Isomeric SMILESCC(=O)N[C@@H](CS)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C5H9NO3S/c1-3(7)6-4(2-10)5(8)9/h4,10H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)/t4-/m0/s1
InChIKeyPWKSKIMOESPYIA-BYPYZUCNSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count19
Chiral Atom Count1
Chiral AtomsCA
Bond Count18
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving AtomsOXT, H2, HXT

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB05436 Different stereochemistry
NameRK-0202
Groupsinvestigational
DescriptionA substance that is being studied in the prevention of oral mucositis in patients receiving radiation therapy or chemotherapy for head and neck cancer. It is an oral polymer matrix-based rinse formulation that contains N-acetylcysteine, an antioxidant amino acid derivative with antiinflammatory properties.
IndicationInvestigated for use/treatment in adverse effects (chemotherapy).
Mechanism of actionRK-0202, an oral rinse for the prevention and treatment of mucositis, is based on the company's ProGelz technology and is comprised of the potent antioxidant N-acetylcysteine in a polymer matrix.