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Entry
C00072                      Compound                               

Name
Ascorbate;
Ascorbic acid;
L-Ascorbate;
L-Ascorbic acid;
Vitamin C
Formula
C6H8O6
Exact mass
176.0321
Mol weight
176.1241
Structure
Mol fileKCF fileDB searchJmolKegDraw
Remark
Same as: 
Reaction
Pathway
Ascorbate and aldarate metabolism
Glutathione metabolism
Metabolic pathways
Biosynthesis of secondary metabolites
Microbial metabolism in diverse environments
Phosphotransferase system (PTS)
HIF-1 signaling pathway
Vitamin digestion and absorption
Module
M00114  
Ascorbate biosynthesis, plants, glucose-6P => ascorbate
M00129  
Ascorbate biosynthesis, animals, glucose-1P => ascorbate
M00550  
Ascorbate degradation, ascorbate => D-xylulose-5P
Enzyme
1.1.3.8         1.3.2.3         1.3.3.12        1.6.5.4         
1.8.5.1         1.10.2.1        1.10.3.3        1.10.99.3       
1.11.1.11       1.14.17.1       1.14.17.3       1.14.17.4       
1.14.-.-        1.16.5.1        2.7.1.69
Brite
Compounds with biological roles [BR:br08001]
 Cofactors
  Vitamins
   Water-soluble vitamins
    C00072  Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C)
Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical (ATC) classification [BR:br08303]
 A ALIMENTARY TRACT AND METABOLISM
  A11 VITAMINS
   A11G ASCORBIC ACID (VITAMIN C), INCL. COMBINATIONS
    A11GA Ascorbic acid (vitamin C), plain
     A11GA01 Ascorbic acid (vit C)
      D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
 G GENITO URINARY SYSTEM AND SEX HORMONES
  G01 GYNECOLOGICAL ANTIINFECTIVES AND ANTISEPTICS
   G01A ANTIINFECTIVES AND ANTISEPTICS, EXCL. COMBINATIONS WITH CORTICOSTEROIDS
    G01AD Organic acids
     G01AD03 Ascorbic acid
      D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
 S SENSORY ORGANS
  S01 OPHTHALMOLOGICALS
   S01X OTHER OPHTHALMOLOGICALS
    S01XA Other ophthalmologicals
     S01XA15 Ascorbic acid
      D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
Therapeutic category of drugs in Japan [BR:br08301]
 3  Agents affecting metabolism
  31  Vitamins
   314  Vitamin C preparations
    3140  Vitamin C preparations
     D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
Classification of Japanese OTC drugs [BR:br08313]
 Nourishing tonics and health supplements
  38 Vitamin C based drugs
   D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
  41 Vitamin EC based drugs
   D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
  43 Vitamin containing supplements
   D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
Risk category of Japanese OTC drugs [BR:br08312]
 Third-class OTC drugs
  Inorganic and organic chemicals
   Ascorbic acid
    D00018  Ascorbic acid (JP16/USP/INN)
Pharmaceutical additives [BR:br08316]
 Stabilizing agent
  D00018  [001008] Ascorbic acid
 Buffering agent
  D00018  [001008] Ascorbic acid
 Flavoring substance
  D00018  [001008] Ascorbic acid
 Antioxidant agent
  D00018  [001008] Ascorbic acid
Drugs listed in the Japanese Pharmacopoeia [BR:br08311]
 Chemicals
  D00018  Ascorbic acid
  D00018  Ascorbic acid powder
  D00018  Ascorbic acid injection
Major components of natural products [BR:br08323]
 Medicinal herbs
  Cranberry
   C00072  Ascorbate
  Rose hip
   C00072  Ascorbate
Animal drugs in Japan [BR:br08331]
 96  Agents affecting metabolism
  962  Vitamin preparations
   9624  Vitamin C and preparations
    C00072  Ascorbate
BRITE hierarchy
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CAS: 
50-81-7
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KCF data Show

ATOM        12
            1   C1y C    28.9431  -22.0676
            2   C2y C    29.3912  -23.3888
            3   O7x O    30.0780  -21.2526
            4   C2y C    30.7940  -23.3888
            5   C7x C    31.2131  -22.0850
            6   O1a O    31.6263  -24.5181
            7   O6a O    32.1968  -21.0897
            8   C1c C    27.7354  -21.3704
            9   C1b C    26.5276  -22.0676
            10  O1a O    28.5753  -24.5274
            11  O1a O    27.7351  -19.9591
            12  O1a O    25.2940  -21.3555
BOND        12
            1     1   2 1
            2     1   3 1
            3     2   4 2
            4     3   5 1
            5     4   6 1
            6     5   7 2
            7     4   5 1
            8     1   8 1
            9     8   9 1
            10    2  10 1
            11    8  11 1 #Down
            12    9  12 1

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