OBO ID: CHEBI:37084
Term Name: 3-hydroxyisovaleric acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3-hydroxy-3-methylbutanoic acid
  • 3-hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid
  • 3-hydroxy-isovaleric acid
  • 3-methyl-3-hydroxybutyric acid
  • 3-OH-isovaleric acid
  • beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyric acid
  • beta-Hydroxyisovaleric acid
  • HMB
  • Hmb-d6
Definition: A 3-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid that is isovaleric acid substituted at position 3 by a hydroxy group. Used as indicator of biotin deficiency.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available