RefMet Compound Details

MW structure26 (View MW Metabolite Database details)
RefMet nameButyric acid
Alternative nameFA 4:0
Systematic nameButanoic acid
SMILESCCCC(O)=O
Sum CompositionButyric acid View other entries in RefMet with this sum composition
Exact mass88.052430 (neutral)
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FormulaC4H8O2View other entries in RefMet with this formula
InChIInChI=1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)
InChIKeyFERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-NView other enantiomers/diastereomers of this metabolite in RefMet
Super ClassFatty Acyls
Main ClassFatty acids
Sub ClassSaturated FA
Pubchem CID264
Annotation level1   (1:Known structure; 2:Known regiochemistry; 3:Partial structure; 4:Sum-composition)
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Table of KEGG reactions in human pathways involving Butyric acid

Rxn IDKEGG ReactionEnzyme
R01176 ATP + Butanoic acid + CoA <=> AMP + Diphosphate + Butanoyl-CoAButanoate:CoA ligase (AMP-forming)
R01179 Butanoyl-CoA + Acetate <=> Butanoic acid + Acetyl-CoAbutanoyl-CoA:acetate CoA-transferase

Table of KEGG human pathways containing Butyric acid

Pathway IDHuman Pathway# of reactions
hsa00650 Butanoate metabolism 1
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