Methylmalonic acid (MMA) (Compound)

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ID1785
NameMethylmalonic acid (MMA)
SynonymsIsosuccinic acid; 2-Methyl-propanedioic acid
StructureThumb
DescriptionInverse biomarker of vitamin B12.
ClassificationCompounds > Diet > Vitamins > Vitamin B > Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)
CAS number516-05-2
PubChem ID487
ChEBI ID30860
FooDB ID
HMDB ID

Chemical data

MolDBi data

IUPAC Name2-methylpropanedioic acid
Traditional IUPAC Namemethylmalonic acid
FormulaC4H6O4
InChIInChI=1S/C4H6O4/c1-2(3(5)6)4(7)8/h2H,1H3,(H,5,6)(H,7,8)
InChI KeyZIYVHBGGAOATLY-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Molecular weight118.088
Exact mass118.02660868
SMILESCC(C(O)=O)C(O)=O

ClassyFire Taxonomy

Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as dicarboxylic acids and derivatives. These are organic compounds containing exactly two carboxylic acid groups.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassDicarboxylic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentDicarboxylic acids and derivatives
Alternative Parents

Publications with Methylmalonic acid (MMA)

TitleFirst authorYear
Plasma levels of B vitamins and colorectal cancer risk: the multiethnic cohort studyLe Marchand2009
One-carbon metabolism and prostate cancer risk: prospective investigation of seven circulating B vitamins and metabolitesJohansson2009
The association of gastric cancer risk with plasma folate, cobalamin, and methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase polymorphisms in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and NutritionVollset2007

Biomarker data

Measurements of Methylmalonic acid (MMA) in biospecimens

Concentration values

IDParent IDDepthSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortBiomarker Time definitionBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailMeasurement sizeDetected (nb)Detected (%)Detected only?Arithmethic meanArithmethic SDGeometric meanGeometric SDMinMin (detected)Percentile_05Percentile_10Percentile_25MedianPercentile_75Percentile_90Percentile_95MaxInterquartile rangeMean 95% CI lowerMean 95% CI upperGMean 95% CI lowerGMean 95% CI upperUnitConverted arithmetic meanConverted geometric meanConverted medianConverted unitAdjustment typeAdjusted onRegressed onExpressed asPublication

Reproducibility values

IDExcretion IDSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortBiomarker Time definitionBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailArithmetic meanGeometric meanMedianUnitAdjusted onReproducibility sizeICCICC 95% CI lowerICC 95% CI upperCV% WSCV% BSVAR WSVAR BSPublication

Associations of Methylmalonic acid (MMA) with exposures

Correlation values

IDIntake IDExcretion IDSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortIntake Time definitionIntake Assessment methodIntakeIntake detailSupplement intakes included?Intake Arithmetic meanIntake Geometric meanIntake MedianIntake UnitIntake Adjusted onBiomarker Time definitionBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailBiomarker Arithmetic meanBiomarker Geometric meanBiomarker MedianBiomarker UnitBiomarker Adjusted onCorrelation sizeCorrelation typeCorrelation valueCorrelation 95% CI lowerCorrelation 95% CI upperCorrelation p-valueSignificant?Measurement adjustmentDeattenuated?CovariatesPublication

Metabolomic associations

IDIntake IDExcretion IDSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortNo. of subjectsIntake Assessment methodIntakeIntervention doseBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerStructural identificationFeature selectionArea under curveSensitivitySpecificityPLS-DA VIPBeta coefficientBeta coefficient p-valueANOVA p-valuePublication

Associations of Methylmalonic acid (MMA) with cancer risk

Cancer associations

IDExcretion IDSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortNo. of subjectsNo. of casesNo. of controlsBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailCancerStudy designPublication

Exposure data

Measurements of Methylmalonic acid (MMA) exposures in populations

Intake values

IDParent IDDepthSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortIntake Time definitionIntake assessment toolIntake food coverageIntake time coverageIntake Assessment methodIntakeIntake detailFood descriptionSupplement intakes included?Measurement sizeDetected (nb)Detected (%)Detected only?Arithmethic meanArithmethic SDGeometric meanGeometric SDMinMin (detected)Percentile_05Percentile_10Percentile_25MedianPercentile_75Percentile_90Percentile_95MaxInterquartile rangeMean 95% CI lowerMean 95% CI upperGMean 95% CI lowerGMean 95% CI upperUnitConverted arithmetic meanConverted geometric meanConverted medianConverted unitAdjustment typeAdjusted onRegressed onExpressed asPublication

Associations of Methylmalonic acid (MMA) exposures with biomarkers

Correlation values

IDIntake IDExcretion IDSubject groupPopulationCountryCohortIntake Time definitionIntake Assessment methodIntakeIntake detailSupplement intakes included?Intake Arithmetic meanIntake Geometric meanIntake MedianIntake UnitIntake Adjusted onBiomarker Time definitionBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailBiomarker Arithmetic meanBiomarker Geometric meanBiomarker MedianBiomarker UnitBiomarker Adjusted onCorrelation sizeCorrelation typeCorrelation valueCorrelation 95% CI lowerCorrelation 95% CI upperCorrelation p-valueSignificant?Measurement adjustmentDeattenuated?CovariatesPublication