ASN

ASPARAGINE


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Chemical Component Summary

NameASPARAGINE
Identifiers(2S)-2,4-bis(azanyl)-4-oxidanylidene-butanoic acid
FormulaC4 H8 N2 O3
Molecular Weight132.12
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESN[C@@H](CC(N)=O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H8N2O3/c5-2(4(8)9)1-3(6)7/h2H,1,5H2,(H2,6,7)(H,8,9)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKeyDCXYFEDJOCDNAF-REOHCLBHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count17
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count16
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00174 
NameAsparagine
Groups
  • approved
  • investigational
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA non-essential amino acid that is involved in the metabolic control of cell functions in nerve and brain tissue. It is biosynthesized from aspartic acid and ammonia by asparagine synthetase. (From Concise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 3rd ed)
Synonyms
  • alpha-aminosuccinamic acid
  • (S)-2-amino-3-carbamoylpropanoic acid
  • (2S)-2-amino-3-carbamoylpropanoic acid
  • (2S)-2,4-diamino-4-oxobutanoic acid
  • Asparagine
IndicationUsed for nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Basic
  • Amino Acids, Diamino
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
CAS number70-47-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Neutral amino acid transporter B(0)MVADPPRDSKGLAAAEPTANGGLALASIEDQGAAAGGYCGSRDQVRRCLR...unknown
Isoaspartyl peptidase/L-asparaginaseMNPIVVVHGGGAGPISKDRKERVHQGMVRAATVGYGILREGGSAVDAVEG...unknownsubstrate
Probable asparagine--tRNA ligase, mitochondrialMLGVRCLLRSVRFCSSAPFPKHKPSAKLSVRDALGAQNASGERIKIQGWI...unknown
Asparagine synthetase [glutamine-hydrolyzing]MCGIWALFGSDDCLSVQCLSAMKIAHRGPDAFRFENVNGYTNCCFGFHRL...unknown
Asparagine--tRNA ligase, cytoplasmicMVLAELYVSDREGSDATGDGTKEKPFKTGLKALMTVGKEPFPTIYVDSQK...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

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