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Compound Summary for: CID 107689

Lactic Acid

Also known as: L-Lactic acid; Sarcolactic acid; (S)-2-Hydroxypropionic acid; (S)-Lactic acid; (+)-Lactic acid; L-(+)-Lactic acid
Molecular Formula: C3H6O3   Molecular Weight: 90.07794   InChIKey: JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
A normal intermediate in the fermentation (oxidation, metabolism) of sugar. The concentrated form is used internally to prevent gastrointestinal fermentation. (From Stedman, 26th ed)   From: MeSH
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