3-Ureidopropionic acid

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3-Ureidopropionic acid
Skeletal formula of 3-ureidopropionic acid
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
3-Ureidopropanoic acid[citation needed]
Systematic IUPAC name
3-(Carbamoylamino)propanoic acid[1]
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3DMet B00472
1705263
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
675230
KEGG
MeSH N-carbamoyl-beta-alanine
Properties
C4H8N2O3
Molar mass 132.12 g·mol−1
Appearance White crystals
log P −1.23
Acidity (pKa) 4.408
Basicity (pKb) 9.589
Hazards
S-phrases (outdated) S22, S24/25
Related compounds
Related alkanoic acids
Related compounds
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

3-Ureidopropionic acid, also called N-carbamoyl-beta-alanine, is an intermediate in the metabolism of uracil. It is a urea derivative of beta-alanine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "N-carbamoyl-beta-alanine - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 16 September 2004. Identification. Retrieved 28 June 2012.