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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:alpha-(methylamino)isobutyric acid
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Accession:CHEBI:134261 term browser browse the term
Definition:A non-proteinogenic alpha-amino acid that is isobutyric acid in which the alpha-hydrogen has been replaced by a methylamino group.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: N,2-dimethylalanine
 related_synonym: 2-(Methylamino)isobutyric acid;   Formula=C5H11NO2;   InChI=1S/C5H11NO2/c1-5(2,6-3)4(7)8/h6H,1-3H3,(H,7,8);   InChIKey=DLAMVQGYEVKIRE-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=OC(=O)C(NC)(C)C
 xref: CAS:2566-34-9;   Chemspider:68242
 xref_mesh: MESH:C017911
 xref: PMID:15243140;   PMID:15774260;   PMID:16202926;   PMID:16373326;   PMID:17003038;   PMID:17050538;   PMID:17504964;   PMID:21055620;   PMID:26346312;   PMID:8338132;   Reaxys:1746984

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G INS insulin increases uptake
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EXP INS protein results in increased uptake of 2-(methylamino)isobutyric acid
Dimercaprol inhibits the reaction [oxophenylarsine inhibits the reaction [INS protein results in increased uptake of 2-(methylamino)isobutyric acid]]; oxophenylarsine inhibits the reaction [INS protein results in increased uptake of 2-(methylamino)isobutyric acid]
CTD PMID:1928324 NCBI chr 2:1,496,842...1,498,052
Ensembl chr 2:1,496,842...1,497,841
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    role 856
      biological role 856
        biochemical role 727
          volatile oil component 30
            isobutyric acid 28
              alpha-(methylamino)isobutyric acid 1
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  CHEBI ontology 876
    subatomic particle 861
      composite particle 861
        hadron 861
          baryon 861
            nucleon 861
              atomic nucleus 861
                atom 861
                  main group element atom 851
                    p-block element atom 848
                      carbon group element atom 823
                        carbon atom 822
                          organic molecular entity 822
                            organic group 390
                              organic divalent group 388
                                organodiyl group 388
                                  carbonyl group 387
                                    carbonyl compound 387
                                      carboxylic acid 266
                                        monocarboxylic acid 135
                                          fatty acid 77
                                            saturated fatty acid 71
                                              propionic acid 10
                                                alanine 1
                                                  alanine derivative 1
                                                    alpha-(methylamino)isobutyric acid 1
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