Chemical Component Summary

NameD-LEUCINE
Identifiers(2R)-2-amino-4-methyl-pentanoic acid
FormulaC6 H13 N O2
Molecular Weight131.17
TypeD-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESCC(C)C[C@@H](N)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C6H13NO2/c1-4(2)3-5(7)6(8)9/h4-5H,3,7H2,1-2H3,(H,8,9)/t5-/m1/s1
InChIKeyROHFNLRQFUQHCH-RXMQYKEDSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count22
Chiral Atom Count1
Chiral AtomsCA
Bond Count21
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving AtomsOXT, H2, HXT

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01746 Different stereochemistry
NameD-Leucine
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionAn essential branched-chain amino acid important for hemoglobin formation. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • (2R)-2-amino-4-methylpentanoic acid
  • (R)-(−)-leucine
  • (R)-leucine
  • D-2-Amino-4-methylvaleric acid
  • D-Leucin
CAS number328-38-1