CHEBI:27971 - 2-aminoisobutyric acid

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ChEBI Name 2-aminoisobutyric acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27971
Definition A rare, non-protein amino acid and end-product of pyrimidine metabolism, excreted in urine and found in some antibiotics of fungal origin. With the exception of a few bacteria, it is non-metabolisable, and therefore used in bioassays.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:19446, CHEBI:993
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Formulae C4H9NO2
C4H9NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 103.11980
InChI InChI=1S/C4H9NO2/c1-4(2,5)3(6)7/h5H2,1-2H3,(H,6,7)
InChIKey FUOOLUPWFVMBKG-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CC(C)(N)C(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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Outgoing 2-aminoisobutyric acid (CHEBI:27971) has functional parent isobutyric acid (CHEBI:16135)
2-aminoisobutyric acid (CHEBI:27971) has functional parent propionic acid (CHEBI:30768)
2-aminoisobutyric acid (CHEBI:27971) is a 2,2-dialkylglycine (CHEBI:16228)
Incoming 2-aminoisobutyric acid residue (CHEBI:40599) is substituent group from 2-aminoisobutyric acid (CHEBI:27971)
IUPAC Names
2-amino-2-methylpropanoic acid
2-methylalanine
Synonyms Sources
2,2-dimethylglycine ChEBI
2-Amino-2-methylpropanoate KEGG COMPOUND
2-amino-2-methylpropionic acid ChemIDplus
2-Aminoisobutyric acid KEGG COMPOUND
2-methylalanine ChEBI
2MA ChEBI
AIB ChemIDplus
Aib ChEBI
α,α-dimethylglycine NIST Chemistry WebBook
α-aminoisobutanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
α-aminoisobutyric acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
α-methylalanine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
AIB PDBeChem
C03665 KEGG COMPOUND
DB02952 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
217765 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
506496 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
62-57-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
62-57-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
62-57-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
28 November 2014