Agent Name

Lipoamide

CAS Number

940-69-2

Formula

C8-H15-N-O-S2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

5-(1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl)pentanamide; 5-(1,2-Dithiolan-3-yl)valeramide; Lipamide; Lipoacin; Lipoamid; Lipoicin; Lipozyme; Lypoaran; Pathoclon; Thioami; Thioctamid; Thioctamide; Thioctic acid amide; Thioctic amide; Thiotomin; Ticolin; Vitamin N; alpha-Lipoamide; alpha-Lipoic acid amide; 1,2-Dithiolane-3-pentanamide-; 1,2-Dithiolane-3-valeramide; alpha-Lipamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amides, Other

Description

Yellow solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Lipoamide is a trivial name for 6,8-dithiooctanoic amide. It is 6,8-dithiooctanoic acid's functional form where the carboxyl group is attached to protein (or any other amine) by an amide linkage (containing -NH2)." [Wikipedia]

Comments

Harmful by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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