Chemical Component Summary

NameBETA-D-GLUCOSE
Identifiers(2R,3R,4S,5S,6R)-6-(hydroxymethyl)oxane-2,3,4,5-tetrol
FormulaC6 H12 O6
Molecular Weight180.16
TypeD-SACCHARIDE, BETA LINKING
Isomeric SMILESOC[C@H]1O[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@@H]1O
InChIInChI=1S/C6H12O6/c7-1-2-3(8)4(9)5(10)6(11)12-2/h2-11H,1H2/t2-,3-,4+,5-,6-/m1/s1
InChIKeyWQZGKKKJIJFFOK-VFUOTHLCSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count24
Chiral Atom Count5
Bond Count24
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02379 
NameBeta-D-Glucose
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
Synonyms
  • Beta-D-glucose, anhydrous
  • beta-D-glucopyranose
  • Glucoside
  • Beta-D-Glucose
  • β-D-glucose
CAS number492-61-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Glycogen phosphorylase, muscle formMSRPLSDQEKRKQISVRGLAGVENVTELKKNFNRHLHFTLVKDRNVATPR...unknown
Xylose isomeraseMSYQPTPEDRFTFGLWTVGWQGRDPFGDATRPALDPVETVQRLAELGAHG...unknown
GlucokinaseMLDDRARMEAAKKEKVEQILAEFQLQEEDLKKVMRRMQKEMDRGLRLETH...unknown
Ferrichrome-iron receptorMARSKTAQPKHSLRKIAVVVATAVSGMSVYAQAAVEPKEDTITVTAAPAP...unknown
Aldose 1-epimeraseMEIKIRDFGLGSDLISLTNKAGVTISFTNLGARIVDWQKDGKHLILGFDS...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682