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1-Naphthylacetic Acid

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000086-87-3

Chemical Formula

C12-H10-O2

Molecular Weight

186

Therapeutic Categories

Choleretic agent

Contrast medium for cholecysto-cholangiography

Chemical Names

α-Naphtaleneacetic acid

(Naphtalen-1-yl)acetic acid

Foreign Names

  • Acidum 1-naphthyl-aceticum (Latin)
  • 1-Naphthylessigsäure (German)
  • Acide 1-naphthalène-acétique (French)

Generic Names

  • 1-Naphthylacetic Acid (OS: JAN)
  • 1-Naphthalene Acetic Acid (IS)
  • BRN 1308415 (IS: Beilstein)
  • CCRIS 8814 (IS)
  • HSDB 2038 (IS)
  • NAA (IS)

Brand Name

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Glossary

TermDefinition
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym

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