alpha-Ketoadipic acid

α-Ketoadipic acid[1]
IUPAC name
2-Oxohexanedioic acid
Systematic IUPAC name
2-Oxohexanedioic acid[2] 2-Oxoadipate
3184-35-8 N
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
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3DMet B00088
ChEBI CHEBI:15753 YesY
ChemSpider 70 YesY
ECHA InfoCard 100.164.320
KEGG C00322 YesY
MeSH Alpha-ketoadipic+acid
PubChem 71
Molar mass 160.13 g·mol−1
Density 1.4 g cm−3
Melting point 125 °C (257 °F; 398 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

α-Ketoadipic acid (or 2-oxoadipate) is an intermediate in the metabolism of lysine.

See also


  1. 2-oxoadipate - Compound Summary, PubChem.
  2. "Alpha-ketoadipic acid". The PubChem Project. National Center for Biotechnology Information.

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