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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:03:39 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB00991
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameDL-2-Aminooctanoic acid
Descriptionalpha-Aminooctanoic acid is an amino compound found occasionally in human urine. (PMID: 13447222 ). alpha-Aminooctanoic acid has been found in one case in the milk of a lactating mother at the 144th day of lactation. (Science and Culture (1960), 26 186-7.).
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
(+-)-2-Aminooctanoic acidChEBI
(+/-)-2-aminooctanoic acidChEBI
2-amino-DL-Caprylic acidChEBI
2-Aminocaprylic acidChEBI
alpha-Aminocaprylic acidChEBI
alpha-Aminooctanoic acidChEBI
D,L-2-Aminooctanoic acidChEBI
DL-2-Aminocaprylic acidChEBI
DL-2-Aminooctanoic acidChEBI
DL-alpha-amino-N-Caprylic acidChEBI
DL-alpha-Aminocaprylic acidChEBI
NSC 20147ChEBI
(+/-)-2-amino-octanoateHMDB
(+/-)-2-amino-octanoic acidHMDB
2-amino-DL-CaprylateHMDB
2-amino-DL-OctanoateHMDB
2-amino-DL-Octanoic acidHMDB
2-AminooctanoateHMDB
DL-2-AminocaprylateHMDB
DL-2-AminooctanoateHMDB
DL-alpha-amino-N-CaprylateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H17NO2
Average Molecular Weight159.2261
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight159.125928793
IUPAC Name2-aminooctanoic acid
Traditional Name(+-)-2-aminooctanoic acid
CAS Registry Number644-90-6
SMILES
CCCCCCC(N)C(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C8H17NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7(9)8(10)11/h7H,2-6,9H2,1H3,(H,10,11)
InChI KeyInChIKey=AKVBCGQVQXPRLD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha amino acids. These are amino acids in which the amino group is attached to the carbon atom immediately adjacent to the carboxylate group (alpha carbon).
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAmino acids, peptides, and analogues
Direct ParentAlpha amino acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Alpha-amino acid
  • Medium-chain fatty acid
  • Amino fatty acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Fatty acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary amine
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Primary aliphatic amine
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
Biofunction
  • Protein synthesis, amino acid biosynthesis
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm (predicted from logP)
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point194 - 196 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility19 mg/mLNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility5.36 mg/mLALOGPS
logP-0.99ALOGPS
logP-0.54ChemAxon
logS-1.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)2.89ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)9.53ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.32 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity43.43 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability18.72 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-03di-2900000000-6f8d1ae24380ba762d8aView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-0a4i-9200000000-f726c7ea3316749be866View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-052f-9000000000-2758c754fa3d1a866313View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
2D NMR[1H,13C] 2D NMR SpectrumNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm (predicted from logP)
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Urine
Tissue LocationNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot Available
Normal
  • Not Applicable
details
UrineDetected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot AvailableNormal details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB022354
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID62727
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDCPD-3687
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB00991
Metagene LinkHMDB00991
METLIN ID5923
PubChem Compound69522
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceAbderhalden, E. Specific action of enzymes. A contribution to the question of the possibility of determining by means of enzymes whether amino acids of definite configuration occur in nature and especially as constituents of proteins. Z. physiol. Chem. (1923), 130 205-7.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. PARRY TE: Paper chromatography of 56 amino compounds using phenol and butanol-acetic acid as solvents with illustrative chromatograms of normal and abnormal urines. Clin Chim Acta. 1957 Apr;2(2):115-25. [13447222 ]