Agent Name

2-Aminoisobutyric acid

CAS Number

62-57-7

Formula

C4-H9-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2-Amino-2-methylpropanoic acid; 2-Methylalanine; AIB; alpha,alpha-Dimethylglycine; alpha-Aminoisobutanoic acid; alpha-Aminoisobutyric acid; alpha-Methylalanine; CB 1637; Propionic acid, 2-amino-2-methyl-; 2-Amino-2-methylpropionic acid; Alanine, 2-methyl-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Carboxylic Acids

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 750 mg/kg; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "(1)-3-Amino-2-methylpropionic acid."

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