CHEBI:144586 - 4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal

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ChEBI Name 4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal
ChEBI ID CHEBI:144586
Definition A 2-oxo aldehyde that is 4-hydroxybutanal carrying an oxo group at position 2. It is a degradation product of vitamin C.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Submitter Kristian Axelsen
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Formula C4H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 102.089
Monoisotopic Mass 102.03169
InChI InChI=1S/C4H6O3/c5-2-1-4(7)3-6/h3,5H,1-2H2
InChIKey CUSSNCHZLYDUPJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCCC(C(=O)[H])=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in blood plasma (BTO_0000131). See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human xenobiotic metabolite
Any human metabolite produced by metabolism of a xenobiotic compound in humans.
antibacterial agent
A substance (or active part thereof) that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
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Outgoing 4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal (CHEBI:144586) has role antibacterial agent (CHEBI:33282)
4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal (CHEBI:144586) has role human xenobiotic metabolite (CHEBI:76967)
4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal (CHEBI:144586) is a β-hydroxy ketone (CHEBI:55380)
4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal (CHEBI:144586) is a 2-oxo aldehyde (CHEBI:27659)
IUPAC Name
4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal
Synonyms Sources
3-deoxythreosone ChEBI
4-hydroxy-1,2-butanedione ChEBI
4-hydroxy-2-ketobutyraldehyde ChemIDplus
4-hydroxy-2-oxobutanal UniProt
4-hydroxy-2-oxobutyraldehyde ChemIDplus
Registry Number Type Source
28119-61-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
15705060 PubMed citation SUBMITTER
19422225 PubMed citation Europe PMC
19711949 PubMed citation Europe PMC
21885436 PubMed citation Europe PMC
25164824 PubMed citation Europe PMC
5264149 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
22 August 2019