CHEBI:60647 - 2-hydroxypentanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2-hydroxypentanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:60647
Definition A 2-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid that is valeric (pentanoic) acid substituted at the α-position by a hydroxy group.
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Formula C5H10O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 118.13110
Monoisotopic Mass 118.063
InChI InChI=1S/C5H10O3/c1-2-3-4(6)5(7)8/h4,6H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)
InChIKey JRHWHSJDIILJAT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCC(O)C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:3055) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
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Outgoing 2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647) has functional parent valeric acid (CHEBI:17418)
2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647) is a 2-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:49302)
2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647) is conjugate acid of 2-hydroxypentanoate (CHEBI:60630)
Incoming 2-hydroxypentanoyl-L-carnitine (CHEBI:85104) has functional parent 2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647)
2-hydroxypentanoate (CHEBI:60630) is conjugate base of 2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647)
IUPAC Name
2-hydroxypentanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2-Hydroxyvaleric acid ChemIDplus
α-hydroxy-n-valeric acid ChEBI
α-hydroxyvaleric acid ChEBI
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1721166 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
617-31-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
17439666 PubMed citation Europe PMC
22770225 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
23 October 2015