Ranelic acid

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Ranelic acid
Structural formula of ranelic acid
Ball-and-stick model of the ranelic acid molecule
Names
IUPAC name
5-(Bis(carboxymethyl)amino)-3-(carboxymethyl)-4-cyano-2-thiophenecarboxylic acid
Systematic IUPAC name
5-[Bis(carboxymethyl)amino]-3-(carboxymethyl)-4-cyanothiophene-2-carboxylic acid[1]
Identifiers
135459-90-4 YesY
5459-90-4 N
ChemSpider 2314551 YesY
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KEGG D08467 YesY
PubChem 3052774
UNII K9CCS0RIBT YesY
Properties
C12H10N2O8S
Molar mass 342.28 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Ranelic acid is an organic acid capable of chelating metal cations.[2]

It forms the ranelate ion, C12H6N2O8S4−. Strontium ranelate, the strontium salt of ranelic acid, is a drug used to treat osteoporosis and increase bone mineral density (BMD).

References[edit]

  1. ^ PubChem 3052774
  2. ^ Bivalent metal salts of 2-N,N-di(carboxymethyl)amino,3-cyano,4-carboxymethyl,5-carboxy-thiophene-acid, process for their preparation and pharmaceutical compositions containing them. EP 415850