CHEBI:36592 - pyrrolidin-2-one

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ChEBI Name pyrrolidin-2-one
ChEBI ID CHEBI:36592
Definition The simplest member of the class of pyrrolidin-2-ones, consisting of pyrrolidine in which the hydrogens at position 2 are replaced by an oxo group. The lactam arising by the formal intramolecular condensation of the amino and carboxy groups of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
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Formula C4H7NO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 85.10450
InChI InChI=1S/C4H7NO/c6-4-2-1-3-5-4/h1-3H2,(H,5,6)
InChIKey HNJBEVLQSNELDL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES O=C1CCCN1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): polar solvent
A solvent that is composed of polar molecules. Polar solvents can dissolve ionic compounds or ionisable covalent compounds.
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
Application(s): polar solvent
A solvent that is composed of polar molecules. Polar solvents can dissolve ionic compounds or ionisable covalent compounds.
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Outgoing pyrrolidin-2-one (CHEBI:36592) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
pyrrolidin-2-one (CHEBI:36592) has role polar solvent (CHEBI:48354)
pyrrolidin-2-one (CHEBI:36592) is a pyrrolidin-2-ones (CHEBI:74223)
IUPAC Name
pyrrolidin-2-one
Synonyms Sources
1-azacyclopentan-2-one ChEBI
2-ketopyrrolidine ChemIDplus
2-oxopyrrolidine ChemIDplus
2-pyrrolidinone NIST Chemistry WebBook
2-pyrrolidone ChemIDplus
4-aminobutyric acid lactam ChemIDplus
α-pyrrolidinone NIST Chemistry WebBook
α-pyrrolidone NIST Chemistry WebBook
Butyrolactam HMDB
γ-aminobutyric acid lactam NIST Chemistry WebBook
γ-aminobutyric lactam NIST Chemistry WebBook
γ-butyrolactam NIST Chemistry WebBook
Pyrrolidinone HMDB
Pyrrolidone HMDB
Database Links Databases
2-Pyrrolidone Wikipedia
HMDB02039 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
105241 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
105241 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
49671 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
616-45-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
616-45-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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20 juin 2013