CHEBI:131389 - magnesium citrate

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ChEBI Name magnesium citrate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:131389
Definition A magnesium salt composed of magnesium and dibasic citrate ions in a 1:1 ratio.
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Formula C6H6MgO7
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 214.413
Monoisotopic Mass 213.996
InChI InChI=1S/C6H8O7.Mg/c7-3(8)1-6(13,5(11)12)2-4(9)10;/h13H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)(H,11,12);/q;+2/p-2
InChIKey DIXGJWCZQHXZNR-UHFFFAOYSA-L
SMILES C(CC([O-])=O)(O)(CC([O-])=O)C(O)=O.[Mg+2]
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): food acidity regulator
A food additive that is used to change or otherwise control the acidity or alkalinity of foods. They may be acids, bases, neutralising agents or buffering agents.
Application(s): laxative
An agent that produces a soft formed stool, and relaxes and loosens the bowels, typically used over a protracted period, to relieve constipation. Compare with cathartic, which is a substance that accelerates defecation. A substances can be both a laxative and a cathartic.
food acidity regulator
A food additive that is used to change or otherwise control the acidity or alkalinity of foods. They may be acids, bases, neutralising agents or buffering agents.
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Outgoing magnesium citrate (CHEBI:131389) has part 3-carboxy-3-hydroxypentanedioate (CHEBI:35810)
magnesium citrate (CHEBI:131389) has role food acidity regulator (CHEBI:64049)
magnesium citrate (CHEBI:131389) has role laxative (CHEBI:50503)
magnesium citrate (CHEBI:131389) is a magnesium salt (CHEBI:33975)
IUPAC Name
magnesium 3-carboxy-3-hydroxypentanedioate
Synonyms Sources
E345 ChEBI
Magnesium citrate dibasic ChemIDplus
Magnesium hydrogen citrate ChemIDplus
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Magnesium_citrate Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
144-23-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
15570024 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
01 March 2016