alpha-Ketoadipic acid

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α-Ketoadipic acid[1]
Skeletal formula of α-ketoadipic acid
Ball and stick model of α-ketoadipic acid
Names
IUPAC name
2-Oxohexanedioic acid
Systematic IUPAC name
2-Oxohexanedioic acid[2] 2-Oxoadipate
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
3DMet B00088
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.164.320
KEGG
MeSH Alpha-ketoadipic+acid
Properties
C6H8O5
Molar mass 160.13 g·mol−1
Density 1.4 g cm−3
Melting point 125 °C (257 °F; 398 K)
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

α-Ketoadipic acid (or 2-oxoadipate) is an intermediate in the metabolism of lysine.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2-oxoadipate - Compound Summary, PubChem.
  2. ^ "Alpha-ketoadipic acid". The PubChem Project. National Center for Biotechnology Information.