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Identification
YMDB IDYMDB16154
NameSelenocysteine
SpeciesNot Available
StrainBrewer's yeast
DescriptionNot Available
Structure
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Synonyms
  • 3-Selenyl-L-alanine
  • L-Selenocystein
  • L-Selenozystein
  • (2R)-2-Amino-3-selanylpropanoate
  • (2R)-2-Amino-3-selanylpropanoic acid
  • 3-Seleno-alanine
  • 3-Selenoalanine
  • L-Selenocysteine
CAS numberNot Available
WeightAverage: 168.05
Monoisotopic: 168.964200301
InChI KeyZKZBPNGNEQAJSX-REOHCLBHSA-N
InChIInChI=1S/C3H7NO2Se/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1
IUPAC Name(2R)-2-amino-3-selanylpropanoic acid
Traditional IUPAC NameL-selenocysteine
Chemical FormulaC3H7NO2Se
SMILESN[C@@H](C[SeH])C(O)=O
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as l-alpha-amino acids. These are alpha amino acids which have the L-configuration of the alpha-carbon atom.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAmino acids, peptides, and analogues
Direct ParentL-alpha-amino acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • L-alpha-amino acid
  • Amino acid
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Amine
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Selenol
  • Primary amine
  • Organoselenium compound
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Primary aliphatic amine
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Charge0
Melting pointNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Water SolubilityNot AvailablePhysProp
LogPNot AvailablePhysProp
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility325 g/LALOGPS
logP-3.2ALOGPS
logP-4.1ChemAxon
logS0.29ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)1.27ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)8.42ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.32 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity33.45 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability10.67 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Organoleptic PropertiesNot Available
SMPDB Pathways
Selenocompound metabolismPW002472 ThumbThumb?image type=greyscaleThumb?image type=simple
KEGG Pathways
Selenocompound metabolismec00450 Map00450
SMPDB Reactions
Selenocystathionine + O-Succinyl-L-homoserineSelenocysteine + Succinic acid
Selenocysteine + AcetylhomoserineSelenocystathionine + Acetic acid
KEGG ReactionsNot Available
Concentrations
Intracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Extracellular ConcentrationsNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
References
References:Not Available
Synthesis Reference:Not Available
External Links:
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CHEBI ID16633
HMDB IDHMDB0003288
Pubchem Compound ID25076
Kegg IDC05688
ChemSpider ID23436
FOODB IDFDB002262
Wikipedia IDSelenocysteine
BioCyc IDNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in pyridoxal phosphate binding
Specific function:
O(4)-succinyl-L-homoserine + L-cysteine = L- cystathionine + succinate
Gene Name:
STR2
Uniprot ID:
P47164
Molecular weight:
72349.89844
Reactions
O(4)-succinyl-L-homoserine + L-cysteine → L-cystathionine + succinate.