CHEBI:30566 - γ-aminobutyrate

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ChEBI Name γ-aminobutyrate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30566
ChEBI ASCII Name gamma-aminobutyrate
Definition An γ-amino acid anion resulting from the deprotonation of the carboxy group of γ-aminobutyric acid.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:20317, CHEBI:11961
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Formula C4H8NO2
Net Charge -1
Average Mass 102.11186
Monoisotopic Mass 102.056
InChI InChI=1S/C4H9NO2/c5-3-1-2-4(6)7/h1-3,5H2,(H,6,7)/p-1
InChIKey BTCSSZJGUNDROE-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES NCCCC([O-])=O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566) is a γ-amino acid anion (CHEBI:71666)
γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566) is conjugate base of γ-aminobutyric acid (CHEBI:16865)
Incoming 4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate (CHEBI:16244) has functional parent γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566)
γ-aminobutyric acid (CHEBI:16865) is conjugate acid of γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566)
IUPAC Name
4-aminobutanoate
Synonyms Sources
4-Amino-butyrat ChEBI
4-aminobutanoic acid ion (1-) ChEBI
4-Aminobutylate KEGG COMPOUND
4-aminobutyrate ChEBI
γ-aminobutanoate ChEBI
γ-aminobutyrate anion ChEBI
Database Link Database
C00334 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3536873 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
3536873 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
559138 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
12509893 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
29 January 2015
General Comment
2011-01-15 May play role in energy-generation and nitrogen-fixation in legumes.