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Identification
NamePimelic Acid
Accession NumberDB01856  (EXPT02618)
TypeSmall Molecule
GroupsExperimental
Description

A group of compounds that are derivatives of heptanedioic acid with the general formula R-C7H11O4. [PubChem]

Structure
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CAS number111-16-0
WeightAverage: 160.1678
Monoisotopic: 160.073558872
Chemical FormulaC7H12O4
InChI KeyWLJVNTCWHIRURA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI
InChI=1S/C7H12O4/c8-6(9)4-2-1-3-5-7(10)11/h1-5H2,(H,8,9)(H,10,11)
IUPAC Name
heptanedioic acid
SMILES
OC(=O)CCCCCC(O)=O
Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as medium-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 4 and 12 carbon atoms.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acids and conjugates
Direct ParentMedium-chain fatty acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Medium-chain fatty acid
  • Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Pharmacology
IndicationNot Available
PharmacodynamicsNot Available
Mechanism of actionNot Available
AbsorptionNot Available
Volume of distributionNot Available
Protein bindingNot Available
Metabolism
Route of eliminationNot Available
Half lifeNot Available
ClearanceNot Available
ToxicityNot Available
Affected organismsNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
SNP Mediated EffectsNot Available
SNP Mediated Adverse Drug ReactionsNot Available
ADMET
Predicted ADMET features
PropertyValueProbability
Human Intestinal Absorption+0.5731
Blood Brain Barrier+0.7397
Caco-2 permeable-0.6412
P-glycoprotein substrateNon-substrate0.6969
P-glycoprotein inhibitor INon-inhibitor0.9845
P-glycoprotein inhibitor IINon-inhibitor0.9229
Renal organic cation transporterNon-inhibitor0.9359
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-substrate0.8447
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-substrate0.905
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-substrate0.7534
CYP450 1A2 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9046
CYP450 2C9 substrateNon-inhibitor0.939
CYP450 2D6 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9729
CYP450 2C19 substrateNon-inhibitor0.9762
CYP450 3A4 substrateNon-inhibitor0.96
CYP450 inhibitory promiscuityLow CYP Inhibitory Promiscuity0.9927
Ames testNon AMES toxic0.9132
CarcinogenicityNon-carcinogens0.8382
BiodegradationReady biodegradable0.8506
Rat acute toxicity1.3577 LD50, mol/kg Not applicable
hERG inhibition (predictor I)Weak inhibitor0.9348
hERG inhibition (predictor II)Non-inhibitor0.9602
Pharmacoeconomics
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Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueSource
melting point106 °CPhysProp
boiling point342 °CPhysProp
water solubility5E+004 mg/L (at 20 °C)YALKOWSKY,SH & DANNENFELSER,RM (1992)
logP0.61HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
pKa4.51 (at 25 °C)KORTUM,G ET AL (1961)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility13.3 mg/mLALOGPS
logP0.51ALOGPS
logP0.94ChemAxon
logS-1.1ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.05ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area74.6 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity37.34 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability16.31 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Mass Spec (NIST)Not Available
SpectraGC-MSMS/MSLC-MS1D NMR2D NMR
References
Synthesis Reference

Jawad H. Murib, John H. Kahn, “Process for the production of pimelic acid.” U.S. Patent US4888443, issued April, 1970.

US4888443
General ReferenceNot Available
External Links
ATC CodesNot Available
AHFS CodesNot Available
PDB Entries
FDA labelNot Available
MSDSNot Available
Interactions
Drug InteractionsNot Available
Food InteractionsNot Available

Targets

1. 2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine-2,6-dicarboxylate N-succinyltransferase

Kind: protein

Organism: Unknown prokaryotic organism

Pharmacological action: unknown

Components

Name UniProt ID Details
2,3,4,5-tetrahydropyridine-2,6-dicarboxylate N-succinyltransferase P56220 Details

References:

  1. Overington JP, Al-Lazikani B, Hopkins AL: How many drug targets are there? Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Dec;5(12):993-6. Pubmed
  2. Imming P, Sinning C, Meyer A: Drugs, their targets and the nature and number of drug targets. Nat Rev Drug Discov. 2006 Oct;5(10):821-34. Pubmed

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Drug created on June 13, 2005 07:24 / Updated on September 16, 2013 17:16