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CHEBI:9093 - selenocysteine

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ChEBI Name selenocysteine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:9093
Definition An α-amino acid that consists of alanine where one of the methyl hydrogens is substituted with a seleno group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
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Formula C3H7NO2Se
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 168.05322
Monoisotopic Mass 168.964
InChI InChI=1S/C3H7NO2Se/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)
InChIKey ZKZBPNGNEQAJSX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NC(C[SeH])C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093) has part selanylmethyl group (CHEBI:50327)
selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093) is a α-amino acid (CHEBI:33704)
selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093) is conjugate acid of selenocysteinate(1−) (CHEBI:32752)
selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093) is conjugate base of selenocysteinium (CHEBI:32754)
Incoming selenocysteine derivative (CHEBI:84208) has functional parent selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
selenocystine (CHEBI:28553) has functional parent selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
D-selenocysteine (CHEBI:30001) is a selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
L-selenocysteine (CHEBI:16633) is a selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
selenocysteinium (CHEBI:32754) is conjugate acid of selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
selenocysteinate(1−) (CHEBI:32752) is conjugate base of selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
selenocysteine residue (CHEBI:32757) is substituent group from selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
selenocysteino group (CHEBI:32756) is substituent group from selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
selenocysteinyl group (CHEBI:32755) is substituent group from selenocysteine (CHEBI:9093)
IUPAC Name
2-amino-3-selanylpropanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
3-selenoalanine ChemIDplus
Selenocystein ChEBI
Selenocysteine KEGG COMPOUND
Selenozystein ChEBI
Database Links Databases
CPD0-1561 MetaCyc
DB02345 DrugBank
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2498377 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
2498377 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
3614-08-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
08 January 2015