CHEBI:17968 - butyrate

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ChEBI Name butyrate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17968
Definition A short-chain fatty acid anion that is the conjugate base of butyric acid, obtained by deprotonation of the carboxy group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:13924, CHEBI:22946
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Formula C4H7O2
Net Charge -1
Average Mass 87.09718
Monoisotopic Mass 87.045
InChI InChI=1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)/p-1
InChIKey FERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES CCCC([O-])=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
EC 3.5.1.98 (histone deacetylase) inhibitor
An EC 3.5.1.* (non-peptide linear amide C-N hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the function of histone deacetylase (EC 3.5.1.98).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing butyrate (CHEBI:17968) has role EC 3.5.1.98 (histone deacetylase) inhibitor (CHEBI:61115)
butyrate (CHEBI:17968) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
butyrate (CHEBI:17968) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
butyrate (CHEBI:17968) is a fatty acid anion 4:0 (CHEBI:78115)
butyrate (CHEBI:17968) is conjugate base of butyric acid (CHEBI:30772)
Incoming γ-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:30566) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
(R)-2-hydroxy-4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)butyrate (CHEBI:55547) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
(R)-3-[(R)-3-hydroxybutanoyloxy]butanoate (CHEBI:10979) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
(S)-2-acetyl-2-hydroxybutanoate (CHEBI:49256) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
2,3-dihydroxy-3-methylbutanoate (CHEBI:11424) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
2-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:64552) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
2-methyl-3-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:78554) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
2-methylacetoacetate (CHEBI:19680) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
2-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:16763) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
3-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:37054) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
3-methyl-2-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:11851) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)-2-oxobutyrate (CHEBI:55527) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-(methylamino)butyrate (CHEBI:20441) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-acetamidobutanoate (CHEBI:11951) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-amino-3-hydroxybutanoate (CHEBI:11955) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-hydroxybutyrate (CHEBI:16724) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
4-methylthio-2-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:16723) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
L-2,4-diaminobutyrate (CHEBI:16028) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
L-2-amino-3-oxobutanoate (CHEBI:16944) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
L-2-aminobutyrate (CHEBI:28340) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
acetoacetate (CHEBI:13705) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
carnitine (CHEBI:17126) has functional parent butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
sodium butyrate (CHEBI:64103) has part butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
butyric acid (CHEBI:30772) is conjugate acid of butyrate (CHEBI:17968)
IUPAC Name
butanoate
Synonyms Sources
1-butanoate ChEBI
1-butyrate ChEBI
1-propanecarboxylate ChEBI
butanate ChEBI
butanoate UniProt
butanoate ChEBI
butanoic acid, ion(1−) ChemIDplus
butyrate IUPAC
CH3‒[CH2]2‒COO IUPAC
n-butanoate ChEBI
n-butyrate ChemIDplus
propanecarboxylate ChEBI
propylformate ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
BUTYRIC_ACID MetaCyc
C00246 KEGG COMPOUND
c0035 UM-BBD
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
324289 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
3601060 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
3601060 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
461-55-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
17190852 PubMed citation Europe PMC
7496326 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
02 July 2014