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Identification
YMDB IDYMDB00725
NameN-Formyl-L-kynurenine
SpeciesSaccharomyces cerevisiae
StrainBaker's yeast
DescriptionN-Formyl-L-kynurenine is a formylated derivative of kynurenine. It is derived from L-tryptophan in the first step of the tryptophan degradation to 2-amino-3-carboxymuconate semialdehyde pathway. This pathway is found in many eukaryotes and some prokaryotes. [Biocyc PWY-5651]
Structure
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Synonyms
  • 3-(2-formamidobenzoyl)-L-alanine
  • 3-(N-formylanthraniloyl)-Alanine
  • alpha-amino-2-(formylamino)-gamma-oxo-Benzenebutanoate
  • alpha-amino-2-(formylamino)-gamma-oxo-Benzenebutanoic acid
  • Formylkynurenine
  • L-Formylkynurenine
  • N-Formyl-L-kynurenine
  • N-Formylkynurenine
  • N'-formyl-Kynurenine
  • N'-Formylkynurenine
CAS number1022-31-7
WeightAverage: 236.224
Monoisotopic: 236.079706882
InChI KeyBYHJHXPTQMMKCA-QMMMGPOBSA-N
InChIInChI=1S/C11H12N2O4/c12-8(11(16)17)5-10(15)7-3-1-2-4-9(7)13-6-14/h1-4,6,8H,5,12H2,(H,13,14)(H,16,17)/t8-/m0/s1
IUPAC Name(2S)-2-amino-4-(2-formamidophenyl)-4-oxobutanoic acid
Traditional IUPAC NameN'-formylkynurenine
Chemical FormulaC11H12N2O4
SMILES[H]C(=O)NC1=CC=CC=C1C(=O)C[C@H](N)C(O)=O
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as butyrophenones. These are compounds containing 1-phenylbutan-1-one moiety.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassButyrophenones
Direct ParentButyrophenones
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Butyrophenone
  • L-alpha-amino acid
  • Phenylpropylamine
  • Alpha-amino acid or derivatives
  • Alpha-amino acid
  • Acetophenone
  • Aryl alkyl ketone
  • Aryl ketone
  • Gamma-keto acid
  • Benzoyl
  • Amino fatty acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Keto acid
  • Beta-aminoketone
  • Ketone
  • Organic 1,3-dipolar compound
  • Propargyl-type 1,3-dipolar organic compound
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Carboximidic acid derivative
  • Carboximidic acid
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary amine
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Primary aliphatic amine
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Charge0
Melting pointNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Water SolubilityNot AvailablePhysProp
LogPNot AvailablePhysProp
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility1.05 g/LALOGPS
logP-1.9ALOGPS
logP-1.9ChemAxon
logS-2.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)1.65ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)8.96ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count5ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count3ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area109.49 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count5ChemAxon
Refractivity60.72 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability22.94 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • cytoplasm
Organoleptic PropertiesNot Available
SMPDB Pathways
NAD metabolismPW002421 ThumbThumb?image type=greyscaleThumb?image type=simple
Tryptophan metabolismPW002442 ThumbThumb?image type=greyscaleThumb?image type=simple
KEGG Pathways
Tryptophan metabolismec00380 Map00380
SMPDB ReactionsNot Available
KEGG Reactions
oxygen + L-TryptophanN-Formyl-L-kynurenine
water + N-Formyl-L-kynurenineFormic acid + L-Kynurenine + hydron
Concentrations
Intracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Extracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
References
References:
  • Scheer, M., Grote, A., Chang, A., Schomburg, I., Munaretto, C., Rother, M., Sohngen, C., Stelzer, M., Thiele, J., Schomburg, D. (2011). "BRENDA, the enzyme information system in 2011." Nucleic Acids Res 39:D670-D676.21062828
  • Herrgard, M. J., Swainston, N., Dobson, P., Dunn, W. B., Arga, K. Y., Arvas, M., Bluthgen, N., Borger, S., Costenoble, R., Heinemann, M., Hucka, M., Le Novere, N., Li, P., Liebermeister, W., Mo, M. L., Oliveira, A. P., Petranovic, D., Pettifer, S., Simeonidis, E., Smallbone, K., Spasic, I., Weichart, D., Brent, R., Broomhead, D. S., Westerhoff, H. V., Kirdar, B., Penttila, M., Klipp, E., Palsson, B. O., Sauer, U., Oliver, S. G., Mendes, P., Nielsen, J., Kell, D. B. (2008). "A consensus yeast metabolic network reconstruction obtained from a community approach to systems biology." Nat Biotechnol 26:1155-1160.18846089
  • Panozzo, C., Nawara, M., Suski, C., Kucharczyka, R., Skoneczny, M., Becam, A. M., Rytka, J., Herbert, C. J. (2002). "Aerobic and anaerobic NAD+ metabolism in Saccharomyces cerevisiae." FEBS Lett 517:97-102.12062417
Synthesis Reference:Not Available
External Links:
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CHEBI ID30249
HMDB IDHMDB01200
Pubchem Compound ID25202092
Kegg IDC02700
ChemSpider ID388843
FOODB IDNot Available
WikipediaN'-Formylkynurenine
BioCyc IDN-FORMYLKYNURENINE

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate synthase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the irreversible transamination of the L- tryptophan metabolite L-kynurenine to form kynurenic acid (KA)
Gene Name:
BNA3
Uniprot ID:
P47039
Molecular weight:
50081.89844
Reactions
L-kynurenine + 2-oxoglutarate → 4-(2-aminophenyl)-2,4-dioxobutanoate + L-glutamate.
General function:
Involved in heme binding
Specific function:
Required for biosynthesis of nicotinic acid
Gene Name:
BNA2
Uniprot ID:
P47125
Molecular weight:
50774.80078
Reactions
General function:
Involved in hydrolase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the hydrolysis of N-formyl-L-kynurenine to L- kynurenine, the second step in the conversion of tryptophan to nicotinic acid, NAD(H) and NADP(H)
Gene Name:
BNA7
Uniprot ID:
Q04066
Molecular weight:
29991.0
Reactions
N-formyl-L-kynurenine + H(2)O → formate + L-kynurenine.