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))
WHO Essential Medicine WHO Model List of Essential Medicines (21st List, 2019). Access PDF version.
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