FME

N-FORMYLMETHIONINE

FME in polymers: 186 entries. Examples include: 2X5U 5BPS 2DYR

FME as a free ligand exists in 53 entries. Examples include: 4V70 5UYQ 5MDV

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Chemical Component Summary

NameN-FORMYLMETHIONINE
Identifiers(2S)-2-formamido-4-methylsulfanyl-butanoic acid
FormulaC6 H11 N O3 S
Molecular Weight177.22
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESCSCC[C@H](NC=O)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=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
InChIKeyPYUSHNKNPOHWEZ-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Chemical Details

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

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04464 Different stereochemistry
NameN-Formylmethionine
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionEffective 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]
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Essential
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Amino Acids, Sulfur

Drug Targets

NameSequence SearchPharmacological ActionActions
Light-harvesting protein B-800/820 beta chainAEVLTSEQAEELHKHVIDGTRVFLVIAAIAHFLAFTLTPWLHunknown
Probable L-ascorbate-6-phosphate lactonase UlaGMSKVKSITRESWILSTFPEWGSWLNEEIEQEQVAPGTFAMWWLGCTGIWL...unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 7A1, mitochondrialMQALRVSQALIRSFSSTARNRFQNRVREKQKLFQEDNDIPLYLKGGIVDN...unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 6A2, mitochondrialMALPLRPLTRGLASAAKGGHGGAGARTWRLLTFVLALPSVALCTFNSYLH...unknown
Respiratory nitrate reductase 1 beta chainMKIRSQVGMVLNLDKCIGCHTCSVTCKNVWTSREGVEYAWFNNVETKPGQ...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