Chemical Component Summary

NameS,3-HYDROXYBUTAN-2-ONE
Identifiers(3S)-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-/m0/s1
InChIKeyROWKJAVDOGWPAT-VKHMYHEASA-N

Chemical Details

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

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02788 
Name(S)-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
  • (S)-acetoin
  • (S)-2-acetoin

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem447765
ChEBICHEBI:15687