CHEBI:15968 - 3-guanidinopropanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 3-guanidinopropanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:15968
Definition A guanidine compound bearing an N-(2-carboxyethyl) substituent. It is a creatine analogue that has been found to decreases plasma glucose levels
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:20026, CHEBI:11797, CHEBI:1507
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Formula C4H9N3O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 131.13320
Monoisotopic Mass 131.069
InChI InChI=1S/C4H9N3O2/c5-4(6)7-2-1-3(8)9/h1-2H2,(H,8,9)(H4,5,6,7)
InChIKey KMXXSJLYVJEBHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NC(=N)NCCC(O)=O
Roles Classification
Application(s): hypoglycemic agent
A drug which lowers the blood glucose level.
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Outgoing 3-guanidinopropanoic acid (CHEBI:15968) has functional parent propionic acid (CHEBI:30768)
3-guanidinopropanoic acid (CHEBI:15968) has role hypoglycemic agent (CHEBI:35526)
3-guanidinopropanoic acid (CHEBI:15968) is a guanidines (CHEBI:24436)
3-guanidinopropanoic acid (CHEBI:15968) is tautomer of 3-guanidinopropanoic acid zwitterion (CHEBI:57593)
Incoming 3-guanidinopropanoic acid zwitterion (CHEBI:57593) is tautomer of 3-guanidinopropanoic acid (CHEBI:15968)
IUPAC Name
3-carbamimidamidopropanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
3-Guanidinopropanoate KEGG COMPOUND
3-guanidinopropanoic acid UniProt
β-GPA ChEBI
β-guanidinopropionic acid ChEBI
N-[amino(imino)methyl]-β-alanine ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C03065 KEGG COMPOUND
Guanidinopropionic_acid Wikipedia
HMDB13222 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1705262 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
353-09-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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10 February 2014