Alpha-ketoadipic acid

α-Ketoadipic acid[1]

CAS number 3184-35-8 N
PubChem 71 YesY
ChemSpider 70 YesY
KEGG C00322 YesY
MeSH Alpha-ketoadipic+acid
ChEBI CHEBI:15753 YesY
3DMet B00088
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Molecular formula C6H8O5
Molar mass 160.12 g mol−1
Density 1.4 g cm−3
Melting point

125 °C

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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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α-Ketoadipic acid (or 2-oxoadipate) is an intermediate in the metabolism of lysine.

See also