CHEBI:86543 - 2-hydroxyoctanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2-hydroxyoctanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:86543
Definition A hydroxy fatty acid that is caprylic (octanoic) acid substituted by a hydroxy group at position 2.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
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Formula C8H16O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 160.21080
Monoisotopic Mass 160.10994
InChI InChI=1S/C8H16O3/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7(9)8(10)11/h7,9H,2-6H2,1H3,(H,10,11)
InChIKey JKRDADVRIYVCCY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCCCC(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 )
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Outgoing 2-hydroxyoctanoic acid (CHEBI:86543) has functional parent octanoic acid (CHEBI:28837)
2-hydroxyoctanoic acid (CHEBI:86543) is a hydroxy fatty acid (CHEBI:24654)
2-hydroxyoctanoic acid (CHEBI:86543) is conjugate acid of 2-hydroxyoctanoate (CHEBI:133514)
Incoming 2-hydroxyoctanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:138941) has functional parent 2-hydroxyoctanoic acid (CHEBI:86543)
2-hydroxyoctanoate (CHEBI:133514) is conjugate base of 2-hydroxyoctanoic acid (CHEBI:86543)
IUPAC Name
2-hydroxyoctanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2-hydroxycaprylic acid ChEBI
α-hydroxyoctanoic acid ChEBI
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1760638 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
617-73-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
07 November 2017