Validation Example 1

Entry C05406 in KEGG ((4S)-5-hydroxy-2,4-dioxopentanoate) has no structure. Probably the incorrect and confusing name caused too much doubt on what the chemical structure should be. However, reaction R04375 in KEGG clearly shows that the intended compound is simply 5-hydroxy-2,4-dioxo-pentanoate, with no possibility for stereochemistry.

Entry MC004533 in BioMeta is now provided with the intended structure and correct name: