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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:3-methylvaleric acid
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Accession:CHEBI:166883 term browser browse the term
Definition:A methyl-branched fatty acid that is pentanoic acid which carries a methyl group at position 3.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 3-methylpentanoic acid
 related_synonym: 2-methylbutane-1-carboxylic acid;   3-ethylbutanoic acid;   3-methyl-n-valeric acid;   3-methyl-pentanoic acid;   Formula=C6H12O2;   InChI=1S/C6H12O2/c1-3-5(2)4-6(7)8/h5H,3-4H2,1-2H3,(H,7,8);   InChIKey=IGIDLTISMCAULB-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=CCC(C)CC(O)=O;   beta-methylvaleric acid
 xref: CAS:105-43-1;   FooDB:FDB012545;   HMDB:HMDB0033774;   LIPID_MAPS_instance:LMFA01020075;   PMID:26332370;   PMID:29732495;   PMID:31591212;   PMID:32512824;   PMID:32640344;   PMID:32846567;   PMID:6487265;   Reaxys:1720696
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:167610

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    role 20024
      application 19760
        food additive 15241
          flavouring agent 4153
            3-methylvaleric acid 0
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    subatomic particle 20071
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            nucleon 20071
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                atom 20071
                  main group element atom 19971
                    p-block element atom 19971
                      carbon group element atom 19894
                        carbon atom 19887
                          organic molecular entity 19887
                            organic group 18965
                              organic divalent group 18951
                                organodiyl group 18951
                                  carbonyl group 18903
                                    carbonyl compound 18903
                                      carboxylic acid 18601
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17854
                                          fatty acid 16484
                                            saturated fatty acid 16143
                                              branched-chain saturated fatty acid 15048
                                                3-methylvaleric acid 0
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