CHEBI:27487 - 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid

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ChEBI Name 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid
Definition A 2-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid that is lactic acid in which one of the methyl hydrogens has been replaced by an imidazol-5-yl group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:1119, CHEBI:24774, CHEBI:5873
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Formula C6H8N2O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 156.140
Monoisotopic Mass 156.05349
InChI InChI=1S/C6H8N2O3/c9-5(6(10)11)1-4-2-7-3-8-4/h2-3,5,9H,1H2,(H,7,8)(H,10,11)
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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).
Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) has functional parent 2-hydroxypropanoic acid (CHEBI:78320)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) is a 2-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:49302)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) is a imidazoles (CHEBI:24780)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487) is conjugate acid of 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactate (CHEBI:24773)
Incoming (S)-3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:16373) is a 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487)
3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactate (CHEBI:24773) is conjugate base of 3-(imidazol-5-yl)lactic acid (CHEBI:27487)
2-hydroxy-3-(1H-imidazol-5-yl)propanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
2-Hydroxy-3-(1H-imidazol-5-yl)-propanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
2-Hydroxy-3-[4-imidazolyl]-propanoate KEGG COMPOUND
α-hydroxy-1H-imidazolepropanoic acid ChemIDplus
Imidazole lactate KEGG COMPOUND
Imidazole lactic acid KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
30581-88-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
464711 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
7795 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
7795 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
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Last Modified
08 February 2017
General Comment
2014-01-23 Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.(1966), 25(3), 335-339.