Agent Name

2,3-Dihydroxypyridine

CAS Number

16867-04-2

Formula

C5-H5-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

2(1H)-Pyridone, 3-hydroxy-; 2,3-Pyridinediol; 3-Hydroxy-2(1H)-pyridinone; 2(1H)-Pyridinone, 3-hydroxy-; 3-Hydroxy-2-pyridone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Pyridines

Description

Brown powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Increased circulating thyroid hormone concentrations after IV infusions in goats; [Reference #1] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Pyridine."

Reference Link

Blood metabolite and regulatory hormone concentrations and response to metabolic challenges during the infusion of mimosine and 2,3-dihydroxypyridine in alpine goats.

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