OBO ID: CHEBI:60631
Term Name: (S)-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (2S)-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutanoic acid
  • (S)-(+)-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutanoic acid
  • (S)-(+)-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid
  • 2-hydroxy-3-methyl-(S)-(+)-butyric acid
  • A-hydroxyisovaleric acid
  • L-(+)-2-hydroxyisovaleric acid
  • L-(+)-alpha-hydroxyisovaleric acid
Definition: The S-enantiomer of 2-hydroxy-3-methylbutyric acid. It is used as a chiral building block for peptide synthesis.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available