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Compound Summary for: CID 1066

Quinolinic Acid

Also known as: 2,3-pyridinedicarboxylic acid; Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid; 89-00-9; quinolinate; 2,3-pyridindicarbons; AI3-63017
Molecular Formula: C7H5NO4   Molecular Weight: 167.1189   InChIKey: GJAWHXHKYYXBSV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A metabolite of tryptophan with a possible role in neurodegenerative disorders. Elevated CSF levels of quinolinic acid are correlated with the severity of neuropsychological deficits in patients who have AIDS.   From: MeSH
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