CFam Chemical Families Database
BIDD Pharmainformatics Databases
Click on CFAM IDs and names to search or view in CFAM, click on external IDs to view the entity in its source database.

CFam Family Information

Family Name Hydroxy Acids and Derivatives Metabolite 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-[R-(R,S)]-butanoic acid Family
No. of Seeds 6 No. of Other Members 8
Family Centroid CFAMM00531072 Functional Category Human Metabolite
Superfamily FK506-binding protein 1A Inhibitor 4-hydroxy-2-butanone Superfamily
Class Class 1775

Cousin Family NamesSeedsMembers
Hydroxy Acids and Derivatives Metabolite (R)-3-Hydroxybutyric ... 5 10
Hydroxy Acids and Derivatives Metabolite (S)-3-Hydroxyisobutyr... 3 2
Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives Metabolite 2-Methyl-3-oxoprop... 3 0
Hydroxy Acids and Derivatives Metabolite 3-Hydroxyisoheptanoic... 2 3
Hydroxy Acids and Derivatives Metabolite 3-Hydroxyvalproic aci... 2 4
Fatty Acid Esters Metabolite Isopropyl 3-methylbutanoate Family 3 4


External ID

Functional Category

Molecule Name

CFAMM00531073 HMDB00396 Human Metabolite 2-Ethylhydracrylic acid
CFAMM00531076 HMDB59770 Human Metabolite Threo-3-Hydroxy-2-methylbutyric acid
CFAMM00531072 HMDB00351 Human Metabolite 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-[R-(R,S)]-butanoic acid
CFAMM00531075 HMDB00354 Human Metabolite 2-Methyl-3-hydroxybutyric acid
CFAMM00531074 HMDB00410 Human Metabolite 3-Hydroxy-2-methyl-[S-(R,R)]-butanoic acid
CFAMM00531068 HMDB00642 Human Metabolite Erythronilic acid

Statistics of CFAM Database

CFAM currently contains 490,279 molecules in 87,136 families, 34,880 superfamilies and 11,643 classes.

How to cite our database

C. Zhang, L. Tao, C. Qin, P. Zhang, S.Y. Chen, X. Zeng, F. Xu, Z. Chen, S.Y. Yang and Y.Z. CFam: A Chemical Families Database Based on Iterative Selection of Functional Seeds and Seed-Directed Compound Clustering. Nucl. Acids Res. 43 (D1): D558-D565 (2015) (First published online: November 20, 2014).

Last update by



83837 visits since 2014 .........


Dr. Chen Yuzong

Deputy Director of Center for Computational Science and Engineering
Professor in Department of Pharmacy
National University of Singapore, Singapore

All rights reserved.

Computer-aided Drug Design
about BIDD |  databases |  software |  teaching |  research |  links


Department of Computational Science | National University of Singapore | Blk S17, 3 Science Drive 2, Singapore 117543