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Term:
2,3-dimethylbutyric acid (CHEBI:38650)
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2,2-dimethylbutyric acid 
2,3-dimethylbutyric acid +  
A branched C4 short-chain fatty acid carrying two methyl substituents at positions 2 and 3. The methyl group at the 2-position confers chirality, hence the compound has two possible enantiomers.
3,3-dimethylbutyric acid +  

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: 2,3-dimethylbutanoic acid
Related Synonyms: 2,3-methylbutanoic acid ;   Formula=C6H12O2 ;   InChI=1S/C6H12O2/c1-4(2)5(3)6(7)8/h4-5H,1-3H3,(H,7,8) ;   InChIKey=XFOASZQZPWEJAA-UHFFFAOYSA-N ;   SMILES=CC(C)C(C)C(O)=O ;   alpha,beta-dimethylbutanoic acid
Xrefs: Beilstein:1098615 ;   CAS:14287-61-7

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