MetaCyc Compound: geranate

Synonyms: geranic acid, nerolic acid, nerolate, 3,7-dimethyl-2,6-octadienoic acid, neric acid

Superclasses: an acid

Chemical Formula: C10H15O2

Molecular Weight: 167.23 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 168.1150297578 Daltons

geranate compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/C10H16O2/c1-8(2)5-4-6-9(3)7-10(11)12/h5,7H,4,6H2,1-3H3,(H,11,12)/p-1/b9-7+


Unification Links: ChEBI:67260, ChemSpider:7828243, HMDB:HMDB36103, KEGG:C16461, PubChem:9549327

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): 118.39475Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
geranial + oxygen + H2O → geranate + hydrogen peroxide + H+

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

β myrcene degradation , geraniol and nerol degradation :
geranial + NAD+ + H2O ↔ geranate + NADH + 2 H+

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: farnesoic acid carboxyl methyltransferase


Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."

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