γ-hydroxybutyric acid

Ligand id: 4711

Name: γ-hydroxybutyric acid

Abbreviated name: GHB

Structure and Physico-chemical Properties

2D Structure
Calculated Physico-chemical Properties
Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 2
Rotatable bonds 3
Topological polar surface area 57.53
Molecular weight 104.05
XLogP -0.6
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0

Molecular properties generated using the CDK

Classification
Compound class Metabolite or derivative
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (2002))
IUPAC Name
4-hydroxybutanoic acid
Synonyms
γ-hydroxybutyrate | Alcover® | WY-3478 | Xyrem®
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 591-81-1
ChEMBL Ligand CHEMBL1342
DrugBank Ligand DB01440
PubChem CID 10413
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Wikipedia Gamma-Hydroxybutyric_acid, Sodium oxybate
Comments
The approved form of this compound is sodium oxybate. γ-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is an active metabolite of sodium oxybate.