CHEBI:15584 - citramalic acid

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ChEBI Name citramalic acid
Definition A 2-hydroxydicarboxylic acid that is malic acid (hydroxysuccinic acid) in which the hydrogen at position 2 is substituted by a methyl group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:23319, CHEBI:3725
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Formula C5H8O5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 148.11400
Monoisotopic Mass 148.03717
InChI InChI=1S/C5H8O5/c1-5(10,4(8)9)2-3(6)7/h10H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)(H,8,9)
Metabolite of Species Details
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:txid3055) See: PubMed
Malus domestica (NCBI:txid3750) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) 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.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) has functional parent succinic acid (CHEBI:15741)
citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) is a 2-hydroxydicarboxylic acid (CHEBI:50263)
citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) is a 3-hydroxy carboxylic acid (CHEBI:61355)
citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584) is conjugate acid of citramalate(2−) (CHEBI:13997)
Incoming D-citramalic acid (CHEBI:15586) is a citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584)
L-citramalic acid (CHEBI:29003) is a citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584)
citramalate(2−) (CHEBI:13997) is conjugate base of citramalic acid (CHEBI:15584)
2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanedioic acid
Synonyms Sources
(±)-2-hydroxy-2-methylsuccinic acid ChEBI
2-hydroxy-2-methylbutanedioic acid ChEBI
2-hydroxy-2-methylsuccinic acid ChEBI
2-Methylmalic acid KEGG COMPOUND
2-methylmalic acid ChEBI
alpha-Hydroxypyrotartaric acid KEGG COMPOUND
alpha-hydroxypyrotartaric acid ChEBI
Citramalic acid KEGG COMPOUND
citramalic acids ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00001181 KNApSAcK
HMDB0000426 HMDB
US5650440 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1723817 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2306-22-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
2306-22-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
23 October 2015