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Substance Name: alpha-Hydroxyisocaproic acid
RN: 498-36-2
UNII: 8RN4NSX3TY
InChIKey: LVRFTAZAXQPQHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Alpha-hydroxy analog of leucine.

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H12-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 132.158
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • alpha-Hydroxyisocaproic acid

Synonyms

  • (+-)-Leucinic acid
  • 2-Hydroxy-4-methylpentanoic acid
  • 2-Hydroxy-4-methylvaleric acid
  • DL-2-Hydroxyisocaproic acid
  • DL-alpha-Hydroxyisocaproic acid
  • EINECS 207-860-8
  • EINECS 233-677-8
  • Leucic acid
  • UNII-8RN4NSX3TY

Systematic Names

  • DL-2-Hydroxy-4-methylvaleric acid
  • Pentanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-4-methyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 498-36-2

FDA UNII

  • 8RN4NSX3TY

Other Registry Numbers

  • 10303-64-7
  • 26671-68-1
  • 359875-10-8

Related Registry Number

  • 54641-21-3 (mono-hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000498362

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C6H12O3/c1-4(2)3-5(7)6(8)9/h4-5,7H,3H2,1-2H3,(H,8,9)

InChIKey

LVRFTAZAXQPQHI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

OC(=O)[C@@H](O)CC(C)C