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(R)-3-Hydroxybutyric acid


Product overview

  • Name
    (R)-3-Hydroxybutyric acid
  • Short description
    Endogenous HDAC1, HDAC3 and HDAC4 inhibitor
  • Biological description
    HDAC1, HDAC3 and HDAC4 inhibitor. Key metabolite of the ketolytic pathway generating acetyl-CoA. Stereoselective product of D-3-hydroxybutyrate dehydreogenase. Clinically and physiologically significant stereoisomer. Energy carrier from adipocytes to peripheral tissues during fasting or exercise. Ligand of free fatty acid receptor 3 (FFAR3; GPR41) and hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2 (HCAR2; GPR109B). NLRP3 inflammasome inhibitor. Prevents K+-efflux and reduces ASC oligomerization and speck formation.
  • Purity
  • Citations


  • Molecular Weight
  • Chemical structure
    (R)-3-Hydroxybutyric acid [625-72-9]
  • CAS Number
  • InChiKey
  • Appearance
    White solid

Storing and Using Your Product

  • Storage instructions
    room temperature
  • Important
    This product is for RESEARCH USE ONLY and is not intended for therapeutic or diagnostic use. Not for human or veterinary use.
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