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Synonyms: Acetophen® | acetylsalicylic acid | Aspirin®
aspirin is an approved drug (FDA (no history prior to 1965))
Compound class: Synthetic organic
Comment: Aspirin is the prototypical cyclooxygenase inhibitor and inhibits the biosynthesis of prostaglandins. Aspirin acid also inhibits platelet aggregation and is used in the prevention of arterial and venous thrombosis.
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|Compound class||Synthetic organic|
|Approved drug?||Yes (FDA (no history prior to 1965))|
|WHO Essential Medicine||WHO Essential Medicines List (EML) (22nd List, 2021). Access PDF version.
Click to view more information about the WHO Model Lists of Essential Medicines.
|Acetophen® | acetylsalicylic acid | Aspirin®|
|CAS Registry No.||50-78-2 (source: Scifinder)|
|GtoPdb PubChem SID||178100961|
|RCSB PDB Ligand||AIN|
|Search Google for chemical match using the InChIKey||BSYNRYMUTXBXSQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N|
|Search Google for chemicals with the same backbone||BSYNRYMUTXBXSQ|
|UniChem Compound Search for chemical match using the InChIKey||BSYNRYMUTXBXSQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N|
|UniChem Connectivity Search for chemical match using the InChIKey||BSYNRYMUTXBXSQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N|
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Aspirin (links to external site)
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