CHEBI:43945 - medronic acid

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ChEBI Name medronic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:43945
Definition A 1,1-bis(phosphonic acid) consisting of methane substituted by two phosphonic acid groups.
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Formula CH6O6P2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 176.00230
InChI InChI=1S/CH6O6P2/c2-8(3,4)1-9(5,6)7/h1H2,(H2,2,3,4)(H2,5,6,7)
InChIKey MBKDYNNUVRNNRF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OP(O)(=O)CP(O)(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.
Application(s): bone density conservation agent
An agent that inhibits bone resorption and/or favor bone mineralization and bone regeneration. Used to heal bone fractures and to treat bone diseases such as osteopenia and osteoporosis.
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Outgoing medronic acid (CHEBI:43945) has role bone density conservation agent (CHEBI:50646)
medronic acid (CHEBI:43945) has role chelator (CHEBI:38161)
medronic acid (CHEBI:43945) is a 1,1-bis(phosphonic acid) (CHEBI:77383)
IUPAC Name
methylenebis(phosphonic acid)
INNs Sources
acide medronique ChemIDplus
acido medronico ChemIDplus
acidum medronicum ChemIDplus
medronic acid ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
methanebisphosphonic acid MetaCyc
methanediphosphonic acid MetaCyc
methanediylbis(phosphonic acid) PDBeChem
Methylene-1,1-bisphosphonic acid ChemIDplus
Methylenediphosphonic acid ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
CPD-3731 MetaCyc
D04887 KEGG DRUG
MDN PDBeChem
Medronic_acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1708494 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1984-15-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG DRUG
1984-15-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
19 February 2014