RefMet Compound Details

MW structure1526 (View MW Metabolite Database details)
RefMet name3-Methyl pyruvic acid
Systematic name2-oxo-butanoic acid
Alternative nameFA(4:0(2Ke))
Canonical SMILESCCC(=O)C(O)=O
Exact mass102.0317View other entries in RefMet with this exact mass:   +/- 0.05 amu   +/- 0.1 amu   +/- 0.2 amu   +/- 0.5 amu
FormulaC4H6O3View other entries in RefMet with this formula
InChIInChI=1S/C4H6O3/c1-2-3(5)4(6)7/h2H2,1H3,(H,6,7)
InChIKeyTYEYBOSBBBHJIV-UHFFFAOYSA-NView other enantiomers/diastereomers of this metabolite in RefMet
Super ClassFatty Acyls
Main ClassFatty acids
Sub ClassOxo FA
Pubchem CID58

Table of KEGG reactions in human pathways involving 3-Methyl pyruvic acid

Rxn IDKEGG ReactionEnzyme
R00996 L-Threonine <=> 2-Oxobutanoate + AmmoniaL-threonine ammonia-lyase (2-oxobutanoate-forming)
R10992 L-Alanine + 2-Oxobutanoate <=> Pyruvate + (S)-2-AminobutanoateL-alanine:2-oxobutanoate aminotransferase
R10991 (S)-2-Aminobutanoate + 2-Oxoglutarate <=> 2-Oxobutanoate + L-Glutamate2-aminobutanoate:2-oxoglutarate aminotransferase
R10996 2-Oxobutanoate + Thiamin diphosphate <=> 2-(alpha-Hydroxypropyl)thiamine diphosphate + CO22-Oxobutanoate + Thiamin diphosphate <=> 2-(alpha-Hydroxypropyl)thiamine diphosphate + CO2

Table of KEGG human pathways containing 3-Methyl pyruvic acid

Pathway IDHuman Pathway# of reactions
hsa00270 Cysteine and methionine metabolism 3
hsa00260 Glycine, serine and threonine metabolism 2
hsa01230 Biosynthesis of amino acids 2
hsa00290 Valine, leucine and isoleucine biosynthesis 1
hsa00640 Propanoate metabolism 1
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