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Substance Name: beta-Alanine, sodium salt (1:1)
RN: 16690-93-0
InChIKey: QKJPFZCCZMBRFB-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • An amino acid formed in vivo by the degradation of dihydrouracil and carnosine. Since neuronal uptake and neuronal receptor sensitivity to beta-alanine have been demonstrated, the compound may be a false transmitter replacing GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID. A rare genetic disorder, hyper-beta-alaninemia, has been reported.

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H7-N-O2.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 111.075
 
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Names and Synonyms

Synonyms

  • EC 240-734-0
  • EINECS 240-734-0
  • Sodium beta-alanate

Systematic Names

  • beta-Alanine, monosodium salt
  • beta-Alanine, sodium salt (1:1)
  • Sodium beta-alaninate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 16690-93-0

Related Registry Number

  • 107-95-9 (Parent)

System Generated Number

  • 0016690930

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H7-N-O2.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C3-H7-N-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C3H7NO2.Na/c4-2-1-3(5)6;/h1-2,4H2,(H,5,6);/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

QKJPFZCCZMBRFB-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

[Na+].C(CCN)(=O)[O-]