Description

The (S)-enantiomer of dihydroorotic acid that is an intermediate in the metabolism of pyridine.

Chemical properties

Chemical formula Net charge Average mass
C5H6N2O4 0 158.11222
(S)-dihydroorotic acid

Nomenclature

IUPAC SMILES Synonyms
(4S)-2,6-dioxohexahydropyrimidine-4-carboxylic acid OC(=O)[C@@H]1CC(=O)NC(=O)N1
  • dihydro-l-orotic acid
  • (s)-4,5-dihydroorotic acid
  • l-dihydroorotic acid