2-Methylcitric Acid

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Synonyms :2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-butanetricarboxylic Acid

2-Methylcitric Acid is a metabolite of Citric Acid (C521000). It is formed from the condensation of propionoyl-CoA and oxaloacetic acid catalyzed by a citrate synthase enzyme.

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CAS number 6061-96-7
Molecular Formula C7H10O7
Catalog Number RCLST080562
Chemical Name 2-Methylcitric Acid
Synonyms 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-butanetricarboxylic Acid
Boiling Pt No Data Available
Molecular Weight 206.15
Melting Pt 138-140ºC
Storage Condition Refrigerator
Stability No Data Available
Appearance White Solid
Solubility DMSO (Slightly), Methanol (Slightly)
HS Commidity Code 2918.19.9000