CHEBI:60630 - 2-hydroxypentanoate

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ChEBI Name 2-hydroxypentanoate
Definition The pentanoate anion substituted at the α-carbon by a hydroxy group. The conjugate base of 2-hydroxypentanoic acid, it is the predominant species at physiological pH.
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Formula C5H9O3
Net Charge -1
Average Mass 117.12320
Monoisotopic Mass 117.05572
InChI InChI=1S/C5H10O3/c1-2-3-4(6)5(7)8/h4,6H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)/p-1
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.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 2-hydroxypentanoate (CHEBI:60630) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
2-hydroxypentanoate (CHEBI:60630) is a hydroxy monocarboxylic acid anion (CHEBI:36059)
2-hydroxypentanoate (CHEBI:60630) is conjugate base of 2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647)
Incoming 2-hydroxypentanoic acid (CHEBI:60647) is conjugate acid of 2-hydroxypentanoate (CHEBI:60630)
Synonyms Sources
2-hydroxyvalerate ChEBI
alpha hydroxy valerate ChEBI
α-hydroxy-n-valerate ChEBI
α-hydroxyvalerate ChEBI
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Last Modified
03 July 2012