Chemical Component Summary

NameSUCCINIC ACID
Identifiersbutanedioic acid
FormulaC4 H6 O4
Molecular Weight118.09
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESOC(=O)CCC(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H6O4/c5-3(6)1-2-4(7)8/h1-2H2,(H,5,6)(H,7,8)
InChIKeyKDYFGRWQOYBRFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00139 
NameSuccinic acid
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA water-soluble, colorless crystal with an acid taste that is used as a chemical intermediate, in medicine, the manufacture of lacquers, and to make perfume esters. It is also used in foods as a sequestrant, buffer, and a neutralizing agent. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p1099; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1851)
Synonyms
  • Acidum succinicum
  • Ethylenesuccinic acid
  • Asuccin
  • Acide succinique
  • Butandisäure
Brand Names
  • FeRiva 21 7
  • Irospan 24/6
  • Iron Fumarate and Aspartate, Glycinate, Ascorbic Calcium, Vitamin B12, Folic Acid, Calcium Threonate and Succinic Acid
  • Se-Vate 21/7
  • Ferrex 150 Forte Plus
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Dicarboxylic Acids
  • Dietary Supplements
  • OAT3/SLC22A8 Substrates
  • Succinates
CAS number110-15-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Succinate receptor 1MLGIMAWNATCKNWLAAEAALEKYYLSIFYGIEFVVGVLGNTIVVYGYIF...unknown
Succinate-semialdehyde dehydrogenase, mitochondrialMATCIWLRSCGARRLGSTFPGCRLRPRAGGLVPASGPAPGPAQLRCYAGR...unknowninhibitor
Succinate dehydrogenase cytochrome b560 subunit, mitochondrialMAALLLRHVGRHCLRAHFSPQLCIRNAVPLGTTAKEEMERFWNKNIGSNR...unknownsubstrate
Succinate dehydrogenase [ubiquinone] flavoprotein subunit, mitochondrialMSGVRGLSRLLSARRLALAKAWPTVLQTGTRGFHFTVDGNKRASAKVSDS...unknownsubstrate
Succinyl-CoA ligase [GDP-forming] subunit beta, mitochondrialMASPVAAQAGKLLRALALRPRFLAAGSQAVQLTSRRWLNLQEYQSKKLMS...unknownproduct of
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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

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