nicotinic acid   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 1588

Synonyms: niacin | nicotinate | vitamin B3 | vitamin PP
PDB Ligand
Comment: Nicotinic acid (niacin) is a form of vitamin B3 and it is the precursor for NAD and NADP.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 3
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 1
Topological polar surface area 50.19
Molecular weight 123.03
XLogP 0.39
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES OC(=O)c1cccnc1
Isomeric SMILES OC(=O)c1cccnc1
InChI InChI=1S/C6H5NO2/c8-6(9)5-2-1-3-7-4-5/h1-4H,(H,8,9)
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Summary of Clinical Use Click here for help
Niacin is used as a dietary supplement to treat vitamin B3 deficiency (pellagra).