Record Information
Creation date2011-09-21 00:40:36 UTC
Update date2015-07-21 06:58:00 UTC
Primary IDFDB024147
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB Name(S)-2-Aceto-2-hydroxybutanoic acid
Description(S)-2-Aceto-2-hydroxybutanoic acid is an intermediate in branched chain amino acid metabolism. It is converted from 2-oxobutanoate or 2-hydoxyethyl ThPP via acetolactate synthase. [HMDB]
CAS NumberNot Available
(S)-2-Acetyl-2-hydroxybutyric acidChEBI
(S)-2-Hydroxy-2-ethyl-3-oxobutanoic acidGenerator
(2S)-2-Ethyl-2-hydroxy-3-oxobutanoic acidHMDB
(2S)-2-ethyl-2-hydroxy-3-oxobutanoic acidhmdb
(S)-2-Aceto-2-hydroxybutanoic acidhmdb
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility259 g/LALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)3.6ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-4.7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area74.6 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count3ChemAxon
Refractivity33.11 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability13.72 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC6H10O4
IUPAC name(2S)-2-ethyl-2-hydroxy-3-oxobutanoic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C6H10O4/c1-3-6(10,4(2)7)5(8)9/h10H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,8,9)/t6-/m0/s1
Isomeric SMILESCC[C@](O)(C(C)=O)C(O)=O
Average Molecular Weight146.1412
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight146.057908808
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as short-chain keto acids and derivatives. These are keto acids with an alkyl chain the contains less than 6 carbon atoms.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassKeto acids and derivatives
Sub ClassShort-chain keto acids and derivatives
Direct ParentShort-chain keto acids and derivatives
Alternative Parents
  • Beta-keto acid
  • Branched fatty acid
  • Hydroxy fatty acid
  • Short-chain keto acid
  • Alpha-hydroxy acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Acyloin
  • Beta-hydroxy ketone
  • Hydroxy acid
  • Tertiary alcohol
  • Alpha-hydroxy ketone
  • Ketone
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physical stateSolid
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0006-9300000000-4a32387e4d1a3c2518e2View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (2 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-004i-9260000000-03d854f5c6e2c1cd66ccView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0002-1900000000-58139948a2d318b20cd3View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-004i-7900000000-5d95d041962e4d0c29c2View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-000i-9400000000-54a124cdee1ab9c9f382View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-3900000000-c26fd82bd80ef12ed78aView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0pb9-9500000000-79a2c717c39914d90709View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0ab9-9000000000-14cfb3f09136a8d1b1fdView in MoNA
ChemSpider ID389708
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC06006
Pubchem Compound ID440875
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID27681
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDNot Available
EAFUS IDNot Available
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDNot Available
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
FlavoursNot Available
MSDSNot Available
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
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