D-Pantoic acid; D-Pantoate
3D model (Jmol)
|Molar mass||148.16 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Pantoic acid is an alpha hydroxy acid which is a component of some biologically active compounds. The amide of pantoic acid with β-alanine is pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and the amide with GABA is the pharmaceutical drug hopantenic acid. It is also a central component of coenzyme A.
- Pantoic acid, Merriam Webster Medical Dictionary
- Media related to Pantoic acid at Wikimedia Commons
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