Chemical Component Summary

NameR,3-HYDROXYBUTAN-2-ONE
Identifiers(3R)-3-hydroxybutan-2-one
FormulaC4 H8 O2
Molecular Weight88.11
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESC[C@H](C(=O)C)O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H8O2/c1-3(5)4(2)6/h3,5H,1-2H3/t3-/m1/s1
InChIKeyROWKJAVDOGWPAT-GSVOUGTGSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04364 
Name(R)-acetoin
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA product of fermentation. It is a component of the butanediol cycle in microorganisms. In mammals it is oxidized to carbon dioxide.
Synonyms
  • (R)-dimethylketol
  • (R)-3-hydroxybutan-2-one
  • (R)-2-acetoin
  • (R)-3-hydroxy-2-butanone
  • (R)-acetoin

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem439314
ChEBICHEBI:15686