Chemical Component Summary

NameTHREONINE
Identifiers(2S,3R)-2-amino-3-hydroxy-butanoic acid
FormulaC4 H9 N O3
Molecular Weight119.12
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESC[C@@H](O)[C@H](N)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C4H9NO3/c1-2(6)3(5)4(7)8/h2-3,6H,5H2,1H3,(H,7,8)/t2-,3+/m1/s1
InChIKeyAYFVYJQAPQTCCC-GBXIJSLDSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count17
Chiral Atom Count2
Bond Count16
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00156 
NameThreonine
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionAn essential amino acid occurring naturally in the L-form, which is the active form. It is found in eggs, milk, gelatin, and other proteins.
Synonyms
  • L-α-amino-β-hydroxybutyric acid
  • (2S)-threonine
  • Treonina
  • (2S,3R)-(-)-Threonine
  • L-Threonine
Brand Names
  • Synthamin
  • Olimel 5.7% E
  • Vamin 18 Electrolyte-free
  • Aminosyn II in Dextrose
  • Clinimix E
IndicationL-Threonine makes up collagen, elastin, and enamel protein. It aids proper fat metabolism in the liver, helps the digestive and intestinal tracts function more smoothly, and assists in metabolism and assimilation.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Essential
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
CAS number72-19-5

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Threonine--tRNA ligase, cytoplasmicMFEEKASSPSGKMGGEEKPIGAGEEKQKEGGKKKNKEGSGDGGRAELNPW...unknown
Threonine--tRNA ligase, mitochondrialMALYQRWRCLRLQGLQACRLHTAVVSTPPRWLAERLGLFEELWAAQVKRL...unknown
Monocarboxylate transporter 10MVLSQEEPDSARGTSEAQPLGPAPTGAAPPPGPGPSDSPEAAVEKVEVEL...unknowninhibitor
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