CHEBI:16724 - 4-hydroxybutyrate

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ChEBI Name 4-hydroxybutyrate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16724
Definition A 4-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid anion resulting from the removal of a proton from the carboxy group of 4-hydroxybutyric acid.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:12006, CHEBI:20401
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Formula C4H7O3
Net Charge -1
Average Mass 103.09658
Monoisotopic Mass 103.040
InChI InChI=1S/C4H8O3/c5-3-1-2-4(6)7/h5H,1-3H2,(H,6,7)/p-1
InChIKey SJZRECIVHVDYJC-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES OCCCC([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Application(s): anaesthesia adjuvant
Any substance that possesses little anaesthetic effect by itself, but which enhances or potentiates the anaesthetic action of other drugs when given at the same time.
intravenous anaesthetic

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Outgoing 4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) has role anaesthesia adjuvant (CHEBI:60807)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) has role intravenous anaesthetic (CHEBI:38877)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) is a 4-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid anion (CHEBI:136596)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) is a hydroxy fatty acid anion (CHEBI:59835)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) is a short-chain fatty acid anion (CHEBI:58951)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) is conjugate acid of 4-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:30830)
Incoming 4-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:30830) is conjugate base of 4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724)
IUPAC Name
4-hydroxybutanoate
Synonyms Sources
4-hydroxybutanoate UniProt
γ-hydroxybutyrate ChemIDplus
GHB ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
c0022 UM-BBD
C00989 KEGG COMPOUND
DB01440 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1524032 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
3903887 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
24 March 2017