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Compound Summary for: CID 487

Methylmalonic Acid

Also known as: 2-Methylpropanedioic acid, 2-Methylmalonic acid, Isosuccinic acid, Propanedioic acid, methyl-, 516-05-2, Malonic acid, methyl-
Molecular Formula: C4H6O4   Molecular Weight: 118.08804   InChIKey: ZIYVHBGGAOATLY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A malonic acid derivative which is a vital intermediate in the metabolism of fat and protein. Abnormalities in methylmalonic acid metabolism lead to methylmalonic aciduria. This metabolic disease is attributed to a block in the enzymatic conversion of methylmalonyl CoA to succinyl CoA.   From: MeSH
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