γ-Aminobutyric acid

CAS Registry Number®

56-12-2
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CAS Name

γ-Aminobutyric acid

Molecular Formula

C4H9NO2

Molecular Mass

103.12

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    203 °C (decomp)

Source(s)

  • (1) PhysProp data were obtained from Syracuse Research Corporation of Syracuse, New York (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C4H9NO2/c5-3-1-2-4(6)7/h1-3,5H2,(H,6,7)

InChIKey

InChIKey=BTCSSZJGUNDROE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C(O)=O)CCN

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CCCN

Other Names for this Substance

  • Butanoic acid, 4-amino-
  • Butyric acid, 4-amino-
  • 4-Aminobutanoic acid
  • γ-Aminobutyric acid
  • GABA

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

3131-86-0

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