CHEBI:28358 - rac-lactic acid

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ChEBI Name rac-lactic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:28358
ChEBI ASCII Name rac-lactic acid
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (R)- and (S)-lactic acid.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:6351, CHEBI:24998
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Formula C3H6O3
Net Charge 0
InChI InChI=1S/2C3H6O3/c2*1-2(4)3(5)6/h2*2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)/t2*2-/m10/s1
InChIKey KVZLHPXEUGJPAH-QNDGGIRCSA-N
SMILES C(=O)([C@@H](O)C)O.C(=O)([C@H](O)C)O
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): food acidity regulator
A food additive that is used to change or otherwise control the acidity or alkalinity of foods. They may be acids, bases, neutralising agents or buffering agents.
Application(s): food acidity regulator
A food additive that is used to change or otherwise control the acidity or alkalinity of foods. They may be acids, bases, neutralising agents or buffering agents.
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Outgoing rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358) has part (R)-lactic acid (CHEBI:42111)
rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358) has part (S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422)
rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358) has role food acidity regulator (CHEBI:64049)
rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358) is conjugate acid of lactate (CHEBI:24996)
Incoming (2R)-O-phospho-3-sulfolactic acid (CHEBI:32896) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propanoic acid (CHEBI:75704) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
2-O-sulfolactic acid (CHEBI:48289) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
2-[(2,6-dichlorobenzoyl)oxy]-3-[2-(2,6-dichlorophenyl)-6-quinolyl]propanoic acid (CHEBI:48523) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)lactic acid (CHEBI:17807) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)lactic acid (CHEBI:17385) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-(6-hydroxyindol-3-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:36665) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-(imidazol-1-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:70808) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-(indol-3-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:24813) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-chlorolactic acid (CHEBI:77855) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-phenyllactic acid (CHEBI:25998) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
3-sulfolactic acid (CHEBI:38023) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
rac-methyl lactate (CHEBI:73641) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
lactamide (CHEBI:75144) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
lactoyl-CoA (CHEBI:15529) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
xanthopterin-B2 (CHEBI:17953) has functional parent rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
lactate (CHEBI:24996) is conjugate base of rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358)
IUPAC Name
rac-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(±)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid ChEBI
2-Hydroxypropanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
2-Hydroxypropionic acid KEGG COMPOUND
α-hydroxypropanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
α-hydroxypropionic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
E270 ChEBI
Lactic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Milchsäure ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C01432 KEGG COMPOUND
D00111 KEGG DRUG
DB04398 DrugBank
Lactic_acid Wikipedia
LMFA01050002 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1209341 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1209341 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
50-21-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
50-21-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
50-21-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
22 January 2018