4-amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid

4-amino-3-hydroxybutyric acid

[¦fȯr ə¦me·nō ¦thrē ‚hī¦dräk·sē‚byü¦tir·ik ′as·əd]
(pharmacology)
H2NCH2CH(OH)CH2COOH Crystals that decompose at 218°C; soluble in water; used as an anticonvulsant.
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