FME

N-FORMYLMETHIONINE

FME is found in 144 entries

FME in polymers: 119 entries. Examples include: 1BQ9, 1DCE, 1DO1

FME as free ligands, exist in 25 entries. Examples include 1TG6, 2FMT, 3JCJ

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Chemical Component Summary

Name N-FORMYLMETHIONINE
Identifiers N-formyl-L-methionine
(2S)-2-formamido-4-methylsulfanyl-butanoic acid
Formula C6 H11 N O3 S
Molecular Weight 177.22 g/mol
Type L-peptide linking
Isomeric SMILES CSCC[C@H](NC=O)C(O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/C6H11NO3S/c1-11-3-2-5(6(9)10)7-4-8/h4-5H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t5-/m0/s1
InChI Key PYUSHNKNPOHWEZ-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 22
Chiral Atom Count 1
Chiral Atoms CA
Bond Count 21
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms OXT HXT

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB04464   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name N-Formylmethionine
Groups experimental
Description Effective in the initiation of protein synthesis. The initiating methionine residue enters the ribosome as N-formylmethionyl tRNA. This process occurs in Escherichia coli and other bacteria as well as in the mitochondria of eucaryotic cells. [PubChem]
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Drug Targets

Name Sequence Search Pharmacological Action Actions
Antithrombin-III MYSNVIGTVTSGKRKVYLLSLLLIGFWDCVTCHGSPVDICTAKPRDIPMN... unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 MFADRWLFSTNHKDIGTLYLLFGAWAGVLGTALSLLIRAELGQPGNLLGN... unknown
NADH-ubiquinone oxidoreductase chain 1 MPMANLLLLIVPILIAMAFLMLTERKILGYMQLRKGPNVVGPYGLLQPFA... unknown
Protein S100-B MSELEKAMVALIDVFHQYSGREGDKHKLKKSELKELINNELSHFLEEIKE... unknown
Streptavidin MRKIVVAAIAVSLTTVSITASASADPSKDSKAQVSAAEAGITGTWYNQLG... unknown
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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