OBO ID: CHEBI:38649
Term Name: 2,2-dimethylbutyric acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 2,2-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • 2,2-dimethylbutyric acid
  • alpha,alpha-dimethylbutanoic acid
  • alpha,alpha-dimethylbutyric acid
  • DMB
Definition: A branched-chain fatty acid and metabolite of the lactone prodrug simvastatin, whose sodium salt is potentially useful for the treatment of thalassaemias and haemoglobinopathies.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available