CHEBI:20067 - 3-hydroxybutyric acid

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ChEBI Name 3-hydroxybutyric acid
Definition A straight-chain 3-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid comprising a butyric acid core with a single hydroxy substituent in the 3- position; a ketone body whose levels are raised during ketosis, used as an energy source by the brain during fasting in humans. Also used to synthesise biodegradable plastics.
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Formula C4H8O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 104.10452
Monoisotopic Mass 104.04734
InChI InChI=1S/C4H8O3/c1-3(5)2-4(6)7/h3,5H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)
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): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067) has functional parent butyric acid (CHEBI:30772)
3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067) is a (ω−1)-hydroxy fatty acid (CHEBI:78954)
3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067) is a 3-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35969)
3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067) is a hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:24684)
3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067) is conjugate acid of 3-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:37054)
Incoming (R)-3-hydroxybutyrylcarnitine (CHEBI:84842) has functional parent 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
3-hydroxybutanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:37050) has functional parent 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
curtisian C (CHEBI:65698) has functional parent 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
curtisian D (CHEBI:65699) has functional parent 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
ethyl 3-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:87685) has functional parent 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
fleephilone (CHEBI:65900) has functional parent 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
(R)-3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:17066) is a 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
(S)-3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:17290) is a 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
3-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:37054) is conjugate base of 3-hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:20067)
3-hydroxybutanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(1)-3-Hydroxybutyric acid ChemIDplus
3 HBA ChemIDplus
3-Hydroxybuttersaeure ChemIDplus
3-OH-butyric acid ChEBI
β-hydroxy-n-butyric acid ChemIDplus
beta-Hydroxy-n-butyric acid HMDB
β-hydroxybutanoic acid ChEBI
beta-Hydroxybuttersaeure ChemIDplus
β-hydroxybutyric acid ChemIDplus
DL-beta-Hydroxybutyric acid ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
3-hydroxybutyrate Wikipedia
HMDB0000357 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
300-85-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
773861 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
773861 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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23 October 2015