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Citicoline



Citicoline
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-[{[5-(4-amino-2-oxopyrimidin-1-yl)-3,4-
dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]methoxy-hydroxyphosphoryl}
oxy-hydroxyphosphoryl]oxyethyl-trimethylazanium
Identifiers
CAS number 987-78-0
33818-15-4 (sodium salt)
ATC code N06BX06
PubChem 13805
Chemical data
Formula C14H27N4O11P2+
Mol. mass 489.332 g/mol
SMILES search in eMolecules, PubChem
Synonyms Cytidine diphosphate choline
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Citicoline (INN, also known as cytidine diphosphate choline and cytidine 5'-diphosphocholine) is a psychostimulant/nootropic.

Additional recommended knowledge

It is an intermediate in the generation of phosphatidylcholine from choline.


 
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