OBO ID: CHEBI:9014
Term Name: salsalate Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-[(2-hydroxybenzoyl)oxy]benzoic acid
  • 2-Carboxyphenyl salicylate
  • Disalcid
  • Disalicylic acid
  • Disalicylsaeure
  • O-Salicylcylsalicylsaeure
  • o-Salicylsalicylic acid
  • Salicylic acid bimolecular ester
  • Salicyloxysalicylic acid
  • Salicyloylsalicylic acid
  • salicylsalicylic acid
  • salsalate
  • salsalato
  • salsalatum
  • Sasapyrin
  • Sasapyrine
  • Sasapyrinum
Definition: A dimeric benzoate ester obtained by intermolecular condensation between the carboxy of one molecule of salicylic acid with the phenol group of a second. It is a prodrug for salycylic acid that is used for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and also shows activity against type II diabetes.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available