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Record Information
Version1.0
Creation Date2016-10-03 18:12:58 UTC
Update Date2020-05-21 16:26:53 UTC
BMDB IDBMDB0011111
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • BMDB11111
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMalonic semialdehyde
DescriptionMalonic semialdehyde belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds. These are carbonyl compounds with the generic formula O=C(R)C(H)C(R')=O, where R and R' can be any group. Malonic semialdehyde is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). Malonic semialdehyde exists in all living organisms, ranging from bacteria to humans.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
Malonate semialdehydeKegg
Malonic acid semialdehydeGenerator
Formylacetic acidChEBI
FormylacetateGenerator
3-OxopropanoateHMDB
3-Oxopropanoic acidHMDB
3-Oxopropionic acidHMDB
Formyl acetateHMDB
Formyl acetic acidHMDB
Malonaldehydic acidHMDB
Malonic semialdehyde sodium saltMeSH, HMDB
Chemical FormulaC3H4O3
Average Molecular Weight88.0621
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight88.016043994
IUPAC NameNot Available
Traditional NameNot Available
CAS Registry Number926-61-4
SMILESNot Available
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C3H4O3/c4-2-1-3(5)6/h2H,1H2,(H,5,6)
InChI KeyOAKURXIZZOAYBC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds. These are carbonyl compounds with the generic formula O=C(R)C(H)C(R')=O, where R and R' can be any group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic oxygen compounds
ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Sub ClassCarbonyl compounds
Direct Parent1,3-dicarbonyl compounds
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • 1,3-dicarbonyl compound
  • Alpha-hydrogen aldehyde
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Short-chain aldehyde
  • Aldehyde
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
BiofunctionNot Available
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locationsNot Available
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted PropertiesNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
HMDB IDHMDB0011111
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FooDB IDFDB027893
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID845
KEGG Compound IDC00222
BioCyc IDMALONATE-S-ALD
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound868
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID17960
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Energy production and conversion
Specific function:
Plays a role in valine and pyrimidine metabolism. Binds fatty acyl-CoA.
Gene Name:
ALDH6A1
Uniprot ID:
Q07536
Molecular weight:
58063.0
Reactions
Malonic semialdehyde + Coenzyme A + NAD → Acetyl-CoA + Carbon dioxide + NADHdetails
General function:
Amino acid transport and metabolism
Specific function:
Catalyzes the conversion of gamma-aminobutyrate and L-beta-aminoisobutyrate to succinate semialdehyde and methylmalonate semialdehyde, respectively. Can also convert delta-aminovalerate and beta-alanine (By similarity).
Gene Name:
ABAT
Uniprot ID:
Q9BGI0
Molecular weight:
56731.0
Reactions
Beta-Alanine + Oxoglutaric acid → Malonic semialdehyde + L-Glutamic aciddetails