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Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Carboxylic Acids » Thioctic Acid
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Organic Chemicals [D02] » Sulfur Compounds » Thiophenes » Thioctic Acid
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Enzymes and Coenzymes [D08] » Coenzymes » Thioctic Acid
Chemicals and Drugs [D] » Lipids [D10] » Fatty Acids » Thioctic Acid
An octanoic acid bridged with two sulfurs so that it is sometimes also called a pentanoic acid in some naming schemes. It is biosynthesized by cleavage of LINOLEIC ACID and is a coenzyme of oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (KETOGLUTARATE DEHYDROGENASE COMPLEX). It is used in DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS. MeSH
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