Hypoglycin B

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Hypoglycin B
Hypoglycin B
General
Systematic name (2S)-2-amino-4-[[(1S)-1-carboxy-2-
[(1S)-2-methylidenecyclopropyl]ethyl]carb

amoyl]butanoic acid

Other names Hypoglycine B
Molecular formula C12H18N2O5
SMILES C=C1C[C@H]1C[C@@H]
(C(=O)O)NC(=O)CC[C@@H](C(=O)O)N
Molar mass 270.1216 g/mol
Appearance ?
CAS number [502-37-4]
Properties
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Solubility in water ? g/100 ml (?°C)
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Chiral rotation [α]D
Viscosity ? cP at ?°C
Structure
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Dipole moment ? D
Hazards
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Hypoglycin B is a naturally occurring organic compound in the species Blighia sapida. It is particularly concentrated in the fruit of the plant especially in the seeds. Hypoglycin B is toxic if ingested and is a causative agent of Jamaican Vomiting Sickness. It is an amino acid and chemically related to lysine.




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