RefMet Compound Details

MW structure37080 (View MW Metabolite Database details)
RefMet nameGlycolic acid
Alternative nameFA 2:0;O
Systematic name2-hydroxyacetic acid
SMILESOCC(O)=O
Exact mass76.016045 (neutral)
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FormulaC2H4O3View other entries in RefMet with this formula
InChIInChI=1S/C2H4O3/c3-1-2(4)5/h3H,1H2,(H,4,5)
InChIKeyAEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-NView other enantiomers/diastereomers of this metabolite in RefMet
Super ClassFatty Acyls
Main ClassFatty acids
Sub ClassHydroxy FA
Pubchem CID757
Annotation level1   (1:Known structure; 2:Known regiochemistry; 3:Partial structure; 4:Sum-composition)
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Table of KEGG reactions in human pathways involving Glycolic acid

Rxn IDKEGG ReactionEnzyme
R00476 Glycolate + Acceptor <=> Glyoxylate + Reduced acceptorglycolate:acceptor 2-oxidoreductase
R01334 2-Phosphoglycolate + H2O <=> Glycolate + Orthophosphate2-phosphoglycolate phosphohydrolase
R00465 Glycolate + NADP+ <=> Glyoxylate + NADPH + H+glycolate:NADP+ oxidoreductase
R00475 Glycolate + Oxygen <=> Glyoxylate + Hydrogen peroxideglycolate:oxygen 2-oxidoreductase
R00717 Glycolate + NAD+ <=> Glyoxylate + NADH + H+Glycolate:NAD+ oxidoreductase

Table of KEGG human pathways containing Glycolic acid

Pathway IDHuman Pathway# of reactions
hsa00630 Glyoxylate and dicarboxylate metabolism 3
hsa01200 Carbon metabolism 1
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