CHEBI:16675 - quinolinic acid

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ChEBI Name quinolinic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16675
Definition A pyridinedicarboxylic acid that is pyridine substituted by carboxy groups at positions 2 and 3. It is a metabolite of tryptophan.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:26418, CHEBI:44529, CHEBI:8663
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Formula C7H5NO4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 167.11890
Monoisotopic Mass 167.022
InChI InChI=1S/C7H5NO4/c9-6(10)4-2-1-3-8-5(4)7(11)12/h1-3H,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)
InChIKey GJAWHXHKYYXBSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OC(=O)c1cccnc1C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) See: PubMed
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
NMDA receptor agonist
An excitatory amino acid agonist which binds to NMDA receptors and triggers a response.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
Application(s): NMDA receptor agonist
An excitatory amino acid agonist which binds to NMDA receptors and triggers a response.
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Outgoing quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) has role NMDA receptor agonist (CHEBI:64571)
quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) is a pyridinedicarboxylic acid (CHEBI:36112)
quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) is conjugate acid of quinolinate (CHEBI:132942)
quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675) is conjugate acid of quinolinate(1−) (CHEBI:46828)
Incoming quinolinate (CHEBI:132942) is conjugate base of quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675)
quinolinate(1−) (CHEBI:46828) is conjugate base of quinolinic acid (CHEBI:16675)
IUPAC Name
pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid
Synonyms Sources
2,3-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylate KEGG COMPOUND
Quinolinic acid KEGG COMPOUND
QUINOLINIC ACID PDBeChem
Database Links Databases
C00007381 KNApSAcK
C03722 KEGG COMPOUND
DB01796 DrugBank
HMDB0000232 HMDB
NTM PDBeChem
Quinolinic_acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
137110 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
137110 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
201344 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
89-00-9 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
89-00-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
08 August 2016