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Metabolite IDPAMDB000336
Name: 6-Phosphogluconic acid
Description:6-Phosphogluconic acid is an intermediate in the Pentose phosphate pathway (KEGG)
  • 6-O-Phosphono-D-gluconate
  • 6-O-Phosphono-D-gluconic acid
  • 6-p Gluconate
  • 6-p Gluconic acid
  • 6-p-Gluconate
  • 6-p-Gluconic acid
  • 6-PG
  • 6-Phospho gluconate
  • 6-Phospho gluconic acid
  • 6-Phospho-D-gluconate
  • 6-Phospho-D-gluconic acid
  • 6-Phosphogluconate
  • 6-Phosphogluconic acid
  • D-Gluconate 6-(dihydrogen phosphate)
  • D-Gluconate 6-phosphate
  • D-Gluconic acid 6-(dihydrogen phosphate)
  • D-Gluconic acid 6-(dihydrogen phosphoric acid)
  • D-Gluconic acid 6-phosphate
  • D-Gluconic acid 6-phosphoric acid
  • Gluconate-6-phosphate
  • Gluconic acid-6-phosphate
  • Gluconic acid-6-phosphoric acid
Chemical Formula: C6H13O10P
Average Molecular Weight: 276.1352
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 276.024633148
CAS number: 921-62-0
IUPAC Name:(2R,3S,4R,5R)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxy-6-(phosphonooxy)hexanoic acid
Traditional IUPAC Name: 6-phosphogluconic acid
Chemical Taxonomy
Taxonomy DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as monosaccharide phosphates. These are monosaccharides comprising a phosphated group linked to the carbohydrate unit.
Kingdom Organic compounds
Super ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Class Carbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Sub ClassMonosaccharides
Direct Parent Monosaccharide phosphates
Alternative Parents
  • Gluconic_acid
  • Monosaccharide phosphate
  • Medium-chain hydroxy acid
  • Medium-chain fatty acid
  • Monoalkyl phosphate
  • Beta-hydroxy acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Fatty acid
  • Alkyl phosphate
  • Phosphoric acid ester
  • Organic phosphoric acid derivative
  • Organic phosphate
  • Hydroxy acid
  • Alpha-hydroxy acid
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Polyol
  • 1,2-diol
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular Framework Aliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physical Properties
State: Solid
Melting point: Not Available
Experimental Properties:
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility20.7 mg/mLALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)1.49ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-3.5ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count9ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count7ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area184.98 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count7ChemAxon
Refractivity49.14 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability21.6 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations: Cytoplasm
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (5 TMS)splash10-0uxu-0933000000-d0c837bb667abbae2ce0View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (7 TMS)splash10-00ks-1978000000-c7702d284ad9f06bb5c0View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MSNot Available
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-00dj-5090000000-a1b0f01abec0e4fb22c5View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-002b-9000000000-780e6dc35ed33dde8b62View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-004i-9000000000-df8e5979c41c127eff41View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-ITFT (LTQ Orbitrap XL, Thermo Scientfic) , Negativesplash10-00b9-0495110000-a9d468f24ea04c2dd0d2View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-ITFT (LTQ Orbitrap XL, Thermo Scientfic) , Negativesplash10-0002-9100000000-25ef4bb1cdb69b6418ceView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-ITFT (LTQ Orbitrap XL, Thermo Scientfic) , Negativesplash10-0a4j-5090000000-6db5e52f38f29e35f42aView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-ITFT (LTQ Orbitrap XL, Thermo Scientfic) , Negativesplash10-004i-0090000000-b6ed9e59bd4492f4b5ceView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 10V, Negativesplash10-004i-0190000000-50702b7e8f4b7289d218View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 20V, Negativesplash10-004j-9260000000-e356e1c75aa70d0065f9View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 30V, Negativesplash10-002b-9100000000-5be967e173f74d688dc2View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 40V, Negativesplash10-004j-9000000000-1c5eda88c214ef66d7b6View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 50V, Negativesplash10-004i-9000000000-e1b81e634eb90448b9cdView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, PositiveNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, NegativeNot Available
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, NegativeNot Available
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot Available
2D NMR[1H,1H] 2D NMR SpectrumNot Available
2D NMR[1H,13C] 2D NMR SpectrumNot Available
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Synthesis Reference: Not Available
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Kegg IDC00345
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BioCyc IDCPD-2961
EcoCyc IDCPD-2961
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