Succinic semialdehyde

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Succinic semialdehyde
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Names
IUPAC name
4-oxobutanoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.155.728
KEGG
MeSH Succinic+semialdehyde
Properties
C4H6O3
Molar mass 102.089 g/mol
Appearance oil
Boiling point 135 °C (275 °F; 408 K) at 14 mmHg
soluble in water, ethanol, benzene, diethyl ether[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Succinic semialdehyde (SSA) is a GABA metabolite. It is formed from GABA by the action of GABA transaminase and further oxidised to become succinic acid, which enters TCA cycle.

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  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–446, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2