GtoPdb Ligand ID: 5212

Synonyms: lithium ion
Li+ is an approved drug (FDA (1970))
Compound class: Inorganic
Comment: Lithium is a long-standing psychiatric medicine of unclear mechanism. A number of enzymes have been proposed as potential targets of lithium action, including inositol monophosphatase, a family of structurally related phosphomonoesterases, and the protein kinase glycogen synthase kinase-3 (see [4] and the DrugBank link). Administered as salt formulations such as the carbonate PubChem CID 11125
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Compound class Inorganic
Approved drug? Yes (FDA (1970))
lithium ion
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 7439-93-2 (source: PubChem)
DrugBank Ligand DB01356
GtoPdb PubChem SID 178101897
Immunopaedia Search lithium
PubChem CID 3028194
Wikipedia Lithium