Chemical Component Summary

Name2-AMINO-4-MERCAPTO-BUTYRIC ACID
SynonymsL-Homocysteine
Identifiers(2S)-2-amino-4-sulfanyl-butanoic acid
FormulaC4 H9 N O2 S
Molecular Weight135.185
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESC(CS)[C@@H](C(=O)O)N
InChIInChI=1S/C4H9NO2S/c5-3(1-2-8)4(6)7/h3,8H,1-2,5H2,(H,6,7)/t3-/m0/s1
InChIKeyFFFHZYDWPBMWHY-VKHMYHEASA-N

Chemical Details

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

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB04422 
NameHomocysteine
Groups experimental
DescriptionHomocysteine is a thiol-containing amino acid formed by a demethylation of methionine.
Synonyms
  • L-2-amino-4-mercaptobutyric acid
  • L-Homocysteine
  • Homocysteine
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Amino Acids, Sulfur
  • Sulfur Compounds
CAS number6027-13-0

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
S-ribosylhomocysteine lyaseMPSVESFELDHNAVVAPYVRHCGVHKVGTDGVVNKFDIRFCQPNKQAMKP...unknown
5-methyltetrahydropteroyltriglutamate--homocysteine methyltransferaseMKAYAFGFPKIGEKREFKKALEDFWKGKITEEQFEEEMNKLRMYMVENYR...unknown
5-methyltetrahydrofolate S-homocysteine methyltransferaseMRNRREVSKLLSERVLLLDGAYGTEFMKYGYDDLPEELNIKAPDVVLKVH...unknown
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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 91552, 6971015
ChEMBL CHEMBL469662
ChEBI CHEBI:17588, CHEBI:58199
CCDC/CSD YOJXOM, YOJXOM01, YOJXOM03, YOJXOM02, YOJXOM04, YOJXOM05, YOJXOM06, YOJXOM07, YOJXOM08, YOJXOM09, YOJXOM10
COD 1516810, 1516809, 1516807, 1516808, 1516806, 1516805, 1516803, 1516804, 1516802, 1516801, 1516800