OBO ID: CHEBI:141051
Term Name: tetramic acid Search Ontology:
  • 1,5-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2H-pyrrol-2-one
  • 4-hydroxy-1,3-dihydro-2H-pyrrol-2-one
Definition: A gamma-lactam that is 1,3-dihydro-2H-pyrrol-2-one in which the hydrogen at position 4 has been replaced by a hydroxy group. Despite its simple structure, it was not synthesised until 1972; earlier attempts were later shown to have resulted only in the formation of the isomer 5-imino-4,5-dihydrofuran-3-ol.
  • CAS:503-83-3
Ontology: Chebi
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