Chemical Component Summary

Identifiers S-hydroxy-L-cysteine
(2R)-2-amino-3-hydroxysulfanyl-propanoic acid
Formula C3 H7 N O3 S
Molecular Weight 137.16 g/mol
Type L-peptide linking
Isomeric SMILES N[C@@H](CSO)C(O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/C3H7NO3S/c4-2(1-8-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 15
Chiral Atom Count 1
Chiral Atoms CA
Bond Count 14
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms OXT HN2 HXT

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB01915   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name S-Hydroxycysteine
Groups experimental
Description S-hydroxycysteine is a solid. This compound belongs to the alpha amino acids and derivatives. These are amino acids in which the amino group is attached to the carbon atom immediately adjacent to the carboxylate group (alpha carbon), or a derivative thereof. It targets the proteins subtilisin BPN', glutathione S-transferase A1, glutathione S-transferase p, myelin P2 protein, and complement c3.
Brand Names
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID: 21059682