OBO ID: CHEBI:1148
Term Name: 2-hydroxybutyric acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-hydroxybutanoic acid
  • 2-Hydroxybutyric acid
  • alpha-hydroxybutanoic acid
  • alpha-hydroxybutyric acid
Definition: A hydroxybutyric acid having a single hydroxyl group located at position 2; urinary secretion of 2-hydroxybutyric acid is increased with alcohol ingestion or vigorous physical exercise and is associated with lactic acidosis and ketoacidosis in humans and diabetes in animals.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available