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Stereochemistry ACHIRAL
Molecular Formula C14H9I3O4
Molecular Weight 621.9328
Optical Activity NONE
Defined Stereocenters 0 / 0
E/Z Centers 0
Charge 0

SHOW SMILES / InChI
Structure of TIRATRICOL

SMILES

c1cc(c(cc1Oc2c(cc(cc2I)CC(=O)O)I)I)O

InChI

InChIKey=UOWZUVNAGUAEQC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
InChI=1S/C14H9I3O4/c15-9-6-8(1-2-12(9)18)21-14-10(16)3-7(4-11(14)17)5-13(19)20/h1-4,6,18H,5H2,(H,19,20)

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Description
Curator's Comment:: Description was created based on several sources, including https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23776891

Tiratricol (also known as TRIAC or triiodothyroacetic acid) is a thyroid hormone analogue, which has been studied since the 1950s. Tiratricol is used as a dietary supplement for thyroid problems including thyroid cancer. It is also used for increasing metabolic rate for weight loss, and reducing cellulite. In the US, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has determined that the product Triax (TRIAC, tiratricol) is not a dietary supplement but an unapproved new drug containing a powerful thyroid hormone, which may cause serious health consequences. The State of Missouri embargoed the product at its distributor (Syntrax) and the Utah-based manufacturer (Pharmatech) has agreed to stop distributing any product containing the ingredient TRIAC. The FDA has issued recalls for other tiratricol-containing products, including Tricana Metabolic Hormone Analogue, Tria-Cutz Thyroid Stimulator Dietary Supplement Capsules, and Sci-Fi-Tri-Cuts Dietary Supplement Capsules. Tiratricol is a prescription drug in France used for therapy of thyroid hormone resistance and therapy of thyroid cancer.

CNS Activity

Approval Year

PubMed

PubMed

TitleDatePubMed
Differences between the effects of thyroxine and tetraiodothyroacetic acid on TSH suppression and cardiac hypertrophy.
2001 Feb
Effects of thyroid hormones on cardiac structure: a tissue characterization study in patients with thyroid disorders before and after treatment.
2001 Jul
In vitro effect of Triac on resistance to thyroid hormone receptor mutants: potential basis for therapy.
2001 Mar 28
Uptake of triiodothyronine and triiodothyroacetic acid in neonatal rat cardiomyocytes: effects of metabolites and analogs.
2002 May
[Dieting with (un)known hormones].
2003 Apr 24
Comparative efficacy and side effects of the treatment of euthyroid goiter with levo-thyroxine or triiodothyroacetic acid.
2003 Nov
Identification of monocarboxylate transporter 8 as a specific thyroid hormone transporter.
2003 Oct 10
Inefficacy of topical thyroid hormone analogue TriAc in plaque psoriasis: results of a double-blind placebo-controlled trial.
2004 Aug
Comparison of the effects of 3,5,3'-triiodothyroacetic Acid and triiodothyronine on goiter prevention and involution and on hepatic and skeletal parameters in rats.
2004 May
Pentane-1,5-diol as a percutaneous absorption enhancer.
2005 Dec
T-Screen as a tool to identify thyroid hormone receptor active compounds.
2005 Feb
Endocrine and neuropsychological assessment in a child with a novel mutation of thyroid hormone receptor: response to 12-month triiodothyroacetic acid (TRIAC) therapy.
2005 Jul-Aug
[Resistance to thyroid hormone].
2006 Dec
Molecular dynamics simulations of ligand dissociation from thyroid hormone receptors: evidence of the likeliest escape pathway and its implications for the design of novel ligands.
2006 Jan 12
Action of topical thyroid hormone analogues on glucocorticoid-induced skin atrophy in mice.
2006 Mar
Inhibitors of androgen receptor activation function-2 (AF2) site identified through virtual screening.
2011 Sep 22
Patents

Sample Use Guides

3 mg/day for 3 weeks
Route of Administration: Oral
In Vitro Use Guide
In fetal rat long bone cultures, 10(-7)-10(-10) M of Tiratricol and
Name Type Language
TIRATRICOL
INN   MART.   MI   WHO-DD  
INN  
Official Name English
TIRATRICOL [INN]
Common Name English
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM IMPURITY C [EP]
Common Name English
T3-ACETIC ACID [USP]
Common Name English
TRIIODOTHYROACETIC ACID
Common Name English
3,3',5-TRIIODOTHYROACETIC ACID
Systematic Name English
TIRATRICOL [MI]
Common Name English
LIOTHYRONINE SODIUM IMPURITY C [EP]
Common Name English
TRIIODOTHYROACETIC ACID [USP]
Common Name English
TIRACANA
Brand Name English
T3-ACETIC ACID
Common Name English
NSC-759294
Code English
3,5,3'-TRIIODOTHYROACETATE
Common Name English
TIRATRICOL [WHO-DD]
Common Name English
LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM IMPURITY, TRIIODOTHYROACETIC ACID, OR T3-ACETIC ACID-[USP]
Common Name English
BENZENEACETIC ACID, 4-(4-HYDROXY-3-IODOPHENOXY)-3,5-DIIODO-
Systematic Name English
TIRATRICOL [MART.]
Common Name English
(4-(4-HYDROXY-3-IODOPHENOXY)-3,5-DIIODOPHENYL)ACETIC ACID
Systematic Name English
Classification Tree Code System Code
WHO-VATC QD11AX08
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FDA ORPHAN DRUG 137200
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FDA ORPHAN DRUG 666618
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WHO-ATC D11AX08
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WHO-ATC H03AA04
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WHO-VATC QH03AA04
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NCI_THESAURUS C1553
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EU-Orphan Drug EU/3/17/1945
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FDA ORPHAN DRUG 46890
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Code System Code Type Description
FDA UNII
29OQ9EU4R1
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DRUG BANK
DB03604
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ECHA (EC/EINECS)
200-086-1
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PUBCHEM
5803
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MESH
C010642
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ChEMBL
CHEMBL41632
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EVMPD
SUB11116MIG
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EPA CompTox
51-24-1
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DRUG CENTRAL
3611
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RXCUI
13982
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PRIMARY RxNorm
NCI_THESAURUS
C66605
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WIKIPEDIA
TIRATRICOL
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MERCK INDEX
M10888
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PRIMARY Merck Index
CAS
51-24-1
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INN
4368
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