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Phytic acid is a major phosphorus storage compound of most seeds and cereal grains. It has the strong ability to chelate multivalent metal ions, especially zinc, calcium, and iron. Phytic acid is also considered to be a natural antioxidant and is suggested to have potential functions of reducing lipid peroxidation and as a preservative in foods. Clathrin-associated adaprot complex AP-2 has it been suggested may act as one of the receptor sites for Phytic acid. Both in vivo and in vitro experiments have demonstrated striking anticancer (preventive as well as therapeutic) effects of Phytic acid.   NCATS

  • SMILES: OP(O)(=O)O[C@H]1[C@H](OP(O)(O)=O)[C@@H](OP(O)(O)=O)[C@H](OP(O)(O)=O)[C@@H](OP(O)(O)=O)[C@H]1OP(O)(O)=O
  • InChIKey: IMQLKJBTEOYOSI-GPIVLXJGSA-N
  • Mol. Mass: 660.0353
  • ALogP: -3.13
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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e391 | fytic acid | inositol hexaphosphate | phyliance | phytate | phytic acid | sodium phytate

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