| IUPAC name
(6-amino-9H-purin-9-yl)-4-hydroxy- 3-(phosphonooxy)tetrahydrofuran-2-yl]- 3,5,9,21-tetrahydroxy-8,8,21-trimethyl- 10,14,19-trioxo-2,4,6-trioxa-18-thia- 11,15-diaza-3,5-diphosphatricosan-23-oic acid 3,5-dioxide
|3D model (Jmol)||Interactive image|
|Molar mass||911.661 g/mol|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|(what is ?)|
HMG-CoA (or 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A) is an intermediate in the mevalonate and ketogenesis pathways. It is formed from acetyl CoA and acetoacetyl CoA by HMG-CoA synthase. The researches of Minor J. Coon and Bimal Kumar Bachhawat in the 1950s at University of Illinois led to its discovery.
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