Chemical Component Summary

Namebutanoic acid
Identifiersbutanoic acid
FormulaC4 H8 O2
Molecular Weight88.105
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCC(=O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H8O2/c1-2-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)
InChIKeyFERIUCNNQQJTOY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

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

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03568 
NameButyric Acid
Groups
  • investigational
  • experimental
DescriptionA four carbon acid, CH3CH2CH2COOH, with an unpleasant odor that occurs in butter and animal fat as the glycerol ester.
Synonyms
  • Propylformic acid
  • 1-propanecarboxylic acid
  • α-keto-γ-methylselenobutyrate
  • Ethylacetic acid
  • N-butanoic acid
Brand NamesSodium Butyrate
Categories
  • Acids, Acyclic
  • Butyrates
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Acids, Volatile
  • Histamine Agents
CAS number107-92-6

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
(S)-2-haloacid dehalogenaseMDYIKGIAFDLYGTLFDVHSVVGRCDEAFPGRGREISALWRQKQLEYTWL...unknown
CholinesteraseMHSKVTIICIRFLFWFLLLCMLIGKSHTEDDIIIATKNGKVRGMNLTVFG...unknown
2-hydroxy-6-oxo-7-methylocta-2,4-dienoate hydrolaseMANLEIGKSILAAGVLTNYHDVGEGQPVILIHGSGPGVSAYANWRLTIPA...unknown
CholinesteraseMHSKVTIICIRFLFWFLLLCMLIGKSHTEDDIIIATKNGKVRGMNLTVFG...unknownligand
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 264
ChEMBL CHEMBL14227
ChEBI CHEBI:30772
CCDC/CSD KODVAB, LUNYOI, PAWSOX, PIDKAQ, UNEZUI, LEPCES01, LEPCIW01, LEPCES, LEPCIW
COD 7103923