CHEBI:86348 - 2,4-dihydroxybutanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2,4-dihydroxybutanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:86348
Definition A ω-hydroxy fatty acid that is butyric acid substituted by hydroxy groups at positions 2 and 4 respectively.
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Formula C4H8O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 120.10390
Monoisotopic Mass 120.04226
InChI InChI=1S/C4H8O4/c5-2-1-3(6)4(7)8/h3,5-6H,1-2H2,(H,7,8)
InChIKey UFYGCFHQAXXBCF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCCC(O)C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Arabidopsis (NCBI:txid3701) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: DOI
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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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 2,4-dihydroxybutanoic acid (CHEBI:86348) is a ω-hydroxy fatty acid (CHEBI:10615)
2,4-dihydroxybutanoic acid (CHEBI:86348) is a hydroxybutyric acid (CHEBI:24684)
IUPAC Name
2,4-dihydroxybutanoic acid
Synonym Source
2,4-dihydroxybutyric acid ChEBI
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1518-62-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1721688 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
24753604 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
23 October 2015