CHEBI:48947 - clavulanic acid

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ChEBI Name clavulanic acid
Definition Antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces clavuligerus. It acts as a suicide inhibitor of bacterial β-lactamase enzymes.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:43442, CHEBI:3736
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Formula C8H9NO5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 199.16080
Monoisotopic Mass 199.04807
InChI InChI=1S/C8H9NO5/c10-2-1-4-7(8(12)13)9-5(11)3-6(9)14-4/h1,6-7,10H,2-3H2,(H,12,13)/b4-1-/t6-,7-/m1/s1
SMILES [H][C@@]12CC(=O)N1[C@@H](C(O)=O)\C(O2)=C\CO
Metabolite of Species Details
Streptomyces clavuligerus (NCBI:txid1901) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
EC (beta-lactamase) inhibitor
An EC 3.5.2.* (non-peptide cyclic amide C-N hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of beta-lactamase (EC
Application(s): antibacterial drug
A drug used to treat or prevent bacterial infections.
anxiolytic drug
Anxiolytic drugs are agents that alleviate anxiety, tension, and anxiety disorders, promote sedation, and have a calming effect without affecting clarity of consciousness or neurologic conditions.
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Outgoing clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947) has role antibacterial drug (CHEBI:36047)
clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947) has role anxiolytic drug (CHEBI:35474)
clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947) has role EC (β-lactamase) inhibitor (CHEBI:35625)
clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947) is a oxapenam (CHEBI:64509)
clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947) is conjugate acid of clavulanate (CHEBI:487869)
Incoming clavulanate (CHEBI:487869) is conjugate base of clavulanic acid (CHEBI:48947)
(2R,3Z,5R)-3-(2-hydroxyethylidene)-7-oxo-4-oxa-1-azabicyclo[3.2.0]heptane-2-carboxylic acid
INNs Sources
acide clavulanique ChemIDplus
ácido clavulánico ChemIDplus
acidum clavulanicum ChemIDplus
clavulanic acid ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
(Z)-(2R,5R)-3-(2-Hydroxyethylidene)-7-oxo-4-oxa-1-azabicyclo(3.2.0)heptane-2-carboxylic acid ChemIDplus
antibiotic MM 14151 ChemIDplus
Clavulanic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Clavulansäure ChemIDplus
clavulonic acid
Note: (2015-04-15) A rare variant spelling.
MM 14151 ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
1930 VSDB
669 DrugCentral
C00018091 KNApSAcK
Clavulanic_Acid Wikipedia
DB00766 DrugBank
DE2517316 Patent
HMDB0014904 HMDB
J01 PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
58001-44-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
58001-44-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
58001-44-8 CAS Registry Number DrugBank
787059 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
787059 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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22 February 2017