CHEBI:137486 - (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid

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ChEBI Name (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid
ChEBI ASCII Name (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid
Definition A ketoaldonic acid that is butyric acid carrying an oxo substituent at position 2 as well as two hydroxy substituents at positions 3 and 4 (the R-enantiomer).
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Formula C4H6O5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 134.088
Monoisotopic Mass 134.02152
InChI InChI=1S/C4H6O5/c5-1-2(6)3(7)4(8)9/h2,5-6H,1H2,(H,8,9)/t2-/m1/s1
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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 (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) has functional parent butyric acid (CHEBI:30772)
(R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) is a 2-oxo monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35910)
(R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) is a dihydroxy monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35972)
(R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) is a ketoaldonic acid (CHEBI:24963)
(R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) is a secondary α-hydroxy ketone (CHEBI:2468)
(R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) is conjugate acid of (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:136668)
(R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486) is enantiomer of (S)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137456)
Incoming (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:136668) is conjugate base of (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486)
(S)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137456) is enantiomer of (R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid (CHEBI:137486)
(3R)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-oxobutanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2-dehydro-D-erythronic acid ChEBI
2-dehydro-D-threonic acid ChEBI
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Last Modified
06 February 2018