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Substance Name: Mevalonic acid
RN: 150-97-0
UNII: S5UOB36OCZ
InChIKey: KJTLQQUUPVSXIM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A dihydroxy monocarboxylic acid and precursor in the biosynthetic pathway known as the mevalonate pathway, which produces terpenes and steroids that are vital for diverse cellular functions.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H12-O4

Molecular Weight

  • 148.1568
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Mevalonic acid

MeSH Heading

  • Mevalonic acid

Synonyms

  • HSDB 7681
  • Mevalonate
  • Mevalonic acid
  • UNII-S5UOB36OCZ

Systematic Name

  • Pentanoic acid, 3,5-dihydroxy-3-methyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 150-97-0

FDA UNII

  • S5UOB36OCZ

System Generated Number

  • 0000150970

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H12O4/c1-6(10,2-3-7)4-5(8)9/h7,10H,2-4H2,1H3,(H,8,9)

InChIKey

KJTLQQUUPVSXIM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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CC(O)(CCO)CC(=O)O