3-hydroxyisobutyric acid

3-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
Identifiers
CAS number 2068-83-9
PubChem 87
ChemSpider 85 YesY
KEGG C01188 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:18064 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C4H8O3
Molar mass 104.10 g/mol
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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3-Hydroxyisobutyric acid (or 3-hydroxy-2-methylpropanoic acid) is an intermediate in the metabolism of valine.– It is a chiral compound having two enantiomers, D-3-hydroxybutyric acid and L-3-hydroxybutyric acid.

See also