OBO ID: CHEBI:37070
Term Name: 2-methylbutyric acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2-methybutyric acid
  • 2-methylbutanoic acid
  • 2-methylbutyric acid
  • alpha-methyl butyric acid
  • alpha-methylbutyric acid
  • butane-2-carboxylic acid
  • ethylmethylacetic acid
  • methylethylacetic acid
Definition: A methylbutyric acid comprising a butyric acid core carrying a 2-methyl substituent. Produced from amino acid leucine during nutrient starvation in bacteria.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available