CHEBI:422 - (S)-lactic acid

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ChEBI Name (S)-lactic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:422
ChEBI ASCII Name (S)-lactic acid
Definition An optically active form of lactic acid having (S)-configuration.
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Formula C3H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 90.07794
InChI InChI=1S/C3H6O3/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2,4H,1H3,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKey JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-REOHCLBHSA-N
SMILES C[C@H](O)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 )
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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.
(via 2-hydroxypropanoic acid )
Daphnia magna metabolite
A Daphnia metabolite produced by the species Daphnia magna.
(via 2-hydroxypropanoic acid )
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Outgoing (S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
(S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
(S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422) is a 2-hydroxypropanoic acid (CHEBI:78320)
(S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422) is conjugate acid of (S)-lactate (CHEBI:16651)
(S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422) is enantiomer of (R)-lactic acid (CHEBI:42111)
Incoming rac-lactic acid (CHEBI:28358) has part (S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422)
(S)-lactate (CHEBI:16651) is conjugate base of (S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422)
(R)-lactic acid (CHEBI:42111) is enantiomer of (S)-lactic acid (CHEBI:422)
IUPAC Name
(2S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(+)-lactic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
(S)-(+)-lactic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
(S)-2-hydroxypropanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
(S)-2-hydroxypropionic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
L-(+)-α-hydroxypropionic acid ChemIDplus
L-(+)-lactic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
L-Lactic acid KEGG COMPOUND
L-Milchsäure ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C00001191 KNApSAcK
C00186 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB00190 HMDB
Lactic_Acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1720251 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1720251 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
362717 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
79-33-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
79-33-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
79-33-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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23 October 2015