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GtoPdb Ligand ID: 2299

PDB Ligand
Comment: The US FDA granted approval for the use of an injectable formulation of ethanol (alcohol) in dextrose solution, but marketing has been discontinued.
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2D Structure
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Physico-chemical Properties
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Hydrogen bond acceptors 1
Hydrogen bond donors 1
Rotatable bonds 0
Topological polar surface area 20.23
Molecular weight 46.04
XLogP -0.08
No. Lipinski's rules broken 0
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Canonical SMILES CCO
InChI InChI=1S/C2H6O/c1-2-3/h3H,2H2,1H3
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