CHEBI:3310 - calcium acetate

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ChEBI Name calcium acetate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:3310
Definition The calcium salt of acetic acid. It is used, commonly as a hydrate, to treat hyperphosphataemia (excess phosphate in the blood) in patients with kidney disease: the calcium ion combines with dietary phosphate to form (insoluble) calcium phosphate, which is excreted in the faeces.
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Formula C4H6CaO4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 158.16600
Monoisotopic Mass 157.989
InChI InChI=1S/2C2H4O2.Ca/c2*1-2(3)4;/h2*1H3,(H,3,4);/q;;+2/p-2
InChIKey VSGNNIFQASZAOI-UHFFFAOYSA-L
SMILES [Ca++].CC([O-])=O.CC([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): chelator
A ligand with two or more separate binding sites that can bind to a single metallic central atom, forming a chelate.
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Outgoing calcium acetate (CHEBI:3310) has part acetate (CHEBI:30089)
calcium acetate (CHEBI:3310) has role chelator (CHEBI:38161)
calcium acetate (CHEBI:3310) is a calcium salt (CHEBI:35156)
Incoming calcium acetate monohydrate (CHEBI:59199) has part calcium acetate (CHEBI:3310)
IUPAC Name
calcium diacetate
Synonyms Sources
acetate of lime ChemIDplus
brown acetate of lime ChemIDplus
Ca(OAc)2 ChEBI
calcium ethanoate ChEBI
calcium(II) acetate ChEBI
gray acetate of lime ChemIDplus
lime acetate ChemIDplus
lime pyrolignite ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
D00931 KEGG DRUG
DB00258 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
22320 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
3692527 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
62-54-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
62-54-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
62-54-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
27 April 2010