Li+

Ligand id: 5212

Name: Li+

Classification
Compound class Inorganic
Approved drug? Yes (source: FDA (1970))
Synonyms
lithium ion
Database Links
CAS Registry No. 7439-93-2 (source: PubChem)
ChEBI CHEBI:49713
DrugBank Ligand DB01356
PubChem CID 3028194
Wikipedia Lithium
Comments
Lithium is a long-standing psychiatric medicine of unclear mechanism. A number of enzymes have been proposed as potential targets of lithium action, including inositol monophosphatase, a family of structurally related phosphomonoesterases, and the protein kinase glycogen synthase kinase-3 (see [4] and the DrugBank link). Administered as salt formulations such as the carbonate PubChem CID 11125