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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected and Quantified
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 05:44:13 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0000498
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB00498
Metabolite Identification
Common Name4-Deoxyerythronic acid
Description4-Deoxyerythronic acid, also known as 2,3-dihydroxybutanoic acid, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as sugar acids and derivatives. Sugar acids and derivatives are compounds containing a saccharide unit which bears a carboxylic acid group. 4-Deoxyerythronic acid is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). 4-Deoxyerythronic acid exists in all living organisms, ranging from bacteria to humans.
Structure
Data?1563860653
Synonyms
ValueSource
4-DeoxyerythronateGenerator
(+/-)-erythro-2,3-dihydroxybutyric acidHMDB
(R*,r*)-2,3-dihydroxy-butanoateHMDB
(R*,r*)-2,3-dihydroxy-butanoic acidHMDB
(R*,r*)-2,3-dihydroxybutanoateHMDB
(R*,r*)-2,3-dihydroxybutanoic acidHMDB
(R*,s*)-2,3-dihydroxybutanoateHMDB
(R*,s*)-2,3-dihydroxybutanoic acidHMDB
2,3-Dihydroxybutanoic acidHMDB
2,3-Erythro-dihydroxybutyrateHMDB
2,3-Erythro-dihydroxybutyric acidHMDB
4-Deoxy-erythronateHMDB
4-Deoxy-erythronic acidHMDB
4-Deoxytetronic acidHMDB
Erythro-2,3-dihydroxybutyric acidHMDB
(2R,3R)-2,3-DihydroxybutanoateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC4H8O4
Average Molecular Weight120.1039
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight120.042258744
IUPAC Name(2R,3R)-2,3-dihydroxybutanoic acid
Traditional Name4-deoxyerythronic acid
CAS Registry Number759-06-8
SMILES
C[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O)C(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C4H8O4/c1-2(5)3(6)4(7)8/h2-3,5-6H,1H3,(H,7,8)/t2-,3-/m1/s1
InChI KeyLOUGYXZSURQALL-PWNYCUMCSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as sugar acids and derivatives. Sugar acids and derivatives are compounds containing a saccharide unit which bears a carboxylic acid group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic oxygen compounds
ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Sub ClassCarbohydrates and carbohydrate conjugates
Direct ParentSugar acids and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Beta-hydroxy acid
  • Short-chain hydroxy acid
  • Sugar acid
  • Monosaccharide
  • Hydroxy acid
  • Alpha-hydroxy acid
  • Fatty acid
  • Secondary alcohol
  • 1,2-diol
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Alcohol
  • Carbonyl group
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
Disposition

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Biological location:

Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility454 g/LALOGPS
logP-1.2ALOGPS
logP-1.1ChemAxon
logS0.58ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)3.63ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-3.1ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count3ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area77.76 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity24.8 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability10.74 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-002g-9000000000-4f8b3914e68986e2fc76JSpectraViewer
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (3 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-01b9-7594000000-41795a8299b4ed9a75dcJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0uk9-4900000000-e93ff8f7aad0f2c8fdeaJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0udr-9600000000-db7b2d4f0f4a450600e4JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0a4r-9000000000-c6f2a60b94ceef71fa3aJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-016r-9700000000-1e769b015c5e815e5fd1JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-05di-9200000000-320d571457b8c5b1a0acJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0ab9-9000000000-222ebdab55908e04bc53JSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm
Biospecimen Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not Quantified Not AvailableNot Available
Normal
    details
    UrineDetected and Quantified5.0 +/- 3.0 umol/mmol creatinineAdult (>18 years old)BothNormal
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    Abnormal Concentrations
    BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
    UrineDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)BothBladder cancer details
    Associated Disorders and Diseases
    Disease ReferencesNone
    Associated OMIM IDsNone
    DrugBank IDNot Available
    Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
    FoodDB IDFDB022077
    KNApSAcK IDNot Available
    Chemspider ID17215960
    KEGG Compound IDNot Available
    BioCyc IDNot Available
    BiGG IDNot Available
    Wikipedia LinkNot Available
    METLIN ID5484
    PubChem Compound13120901
    PDB IDNot Available
    ChEBI IDNot Available
    Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
    VMH IDNot Available
    References
    Synthesis ReferenceOwen, L. N. Oxygenation of crotonaldehyde. Journal of the Chemical Society (1943), 563-8.
    Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
    General References
    1. Kassel DB, Martin M, Schall W, Sweeley CC: Urinary metabolites of L-threonine in type 1 diabetes determined by combined gas chromatography/chemical ionization mass spectrometry. Biomed Environ Mass Spectrom. 1986 Oct;13(10):535-40. [PubMed:2947647 ]
    2. Bultitude FW, Newham SJ: Identification of some abnormal metabolites in plasma from uremic subjects. Clin Chem. 1975 Aug;21(9):1329-34. [PubMed:1149237 ]