CHEBI:17646 - mevaldic acid

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ChEBI Name mevaldic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17646
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:6913, CHEBI:14606, CHEBI:25349
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Formulae C6H10O4
C6H10O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 146.14120
Monoisotopic Mass 146.05791
InChI InChI=1S/C6H10O4/c1-6(10,2-3-7)4-5(8)9/h3,10H,2,4H2,1H3,(H,8,9)
InChIKey CWCYSIIDJAVQSK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CC(O)(CC=O)CC(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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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing mevaldic acid (CHEBI:17646) has functional parent valeric acid (CHEBI:17418)
mevaldic acid (CHEBI:17646) is a 3-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35969)
mevaldic acid (CHEBI:17646) is a 5-oxo monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35952)
mevaldic acid (CHEBI:17646) is conjugate acid of mevaldate (CHEBI:58219)
Incoming mevaldate (CHEBI:58219) is conjugate base of mevaldic acid (CHEBI:17646)
IUPAC Name
3-hydroxy-3-methyl-5-oxopentanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
3-hydroxy-3-methyl-5-oxopentanoate ChEBI
Mevaldate KEGG COMPOUND
Mevaldic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Manual Xref Database
C00772 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Number Type Source
541-07-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
Last Modified
23 December 2018
General Comment
2004-06-21 Exists in equilibrium with 4,6-dihydroxy-4-methyltetrahydro-2H-pyran-2-one (β,δ-dihydroxy-β-methyl-δ-valerolactone)