3-Hydroxyisobutyric acid

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3-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
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Names
IUPAC name
3-Hydroxy-2-methylpropanoic acid
Other names
3-Hydroxyisobutyric acid
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
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Properties
C4H8O3
Molar mass 104.10 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 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.

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