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Substance Name: 2-Hydroxybutyric acid
RN: 565-70-8
InChIKey: AFENDNXGAFYKQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Molecular Formula

  • C4-H8-O3

Molecular Weight

  • 104.1042
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 2-Hydroxybutyric acid

Synonyms

  • 2-Hydroxybutanoic acid
  • 2-Hydroxybutyric acid
  • alpha-Hydroxy-n-butyric acid
  • alpha-Hydroxybutyrate
  • alpha-Hydroxybutyric acid
  • NSC 6495

Systematic Names

  • Butanoic acid, 2-hydroxy- (9CI)
  • Butyric acid, 2-hydroxy- (8CI)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 565-70-8

Related Registry Number

  • 5094-24-6 (mono-hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000565708

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C4H8O3/c1-2-3(5)4(6)7/h3,5H,2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)

InChIKey

AFENDNXGAFYKQO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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CCC(C(=O)O)O