OBO ID: CHEBI:18047
Term Name: dihydrolipoic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 6,8-bis-sulfanyloctanoic acid
  • 6,8-Dihydrothioctic acid
  • 6,8-dimercapto-octanoic acid
  • 6,8-dimercaptooctanoic acid
  • 6,8-disulfanyloctanoic acid
  • DHLA
  • dihydro-alpha-lipoic acid
  • dihydro-lipoic acid
  • Dihydrolipoic acid
  • Dihydrothioctic acid
Definition: A thio-fatty acid that is reduced form of lipoic acid. A potent antioxidant shown to directly destroy superoxide, hydroperoxy and hydroxyl radicals; also has neuroprotective and anti-tumour effects.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available