CHEBI:15611 - sarcosine

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ChEBI Name sarcosine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:15611
Definition A N-alkylglycine that is the N-methyl derivative of glycine. It is an intermediate in the metabolic pathway of glycine.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:45442, CHEBI:45531, CHEBI:45614, CHEBI:45381, CHEBI:10876, CHEBI:12609, CHEBI:9029, CHEBI:15065, CHEBI:21765
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Formula C3H7NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 89.09322
InChI InChI=1S/C3H7NO2/c1-4-2-3(5)6/h4H,2H2,1H3,(H,5,6)
InChIKey FSYKKLYZXJSNPZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CNCC(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).
glycine transporter 1 inhibitor
Any glycine transporter inhibitor that interferes with the action of glycine 1 transporters.
glycine receptor agonist
An agonist that binds to and activates glycine receptors
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Outgoing sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) has role glycine receptor agonist (CHEBI:64589)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) has role glycine transporter 1 inhibitor (CHEBI:64588)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) is a N-alkylglycine (CHEBI:66933)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) is a N-methyl-amino acid (CHEBI:21760)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) is a N-methylglycines (CHEBI:21766)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) is conjugate acid of sarcosinate (CHEBI:46915)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) is conjugate base of sarcosinium (CHEBI:46842)
sarcosine (CHEBI:15611) is tautomer of sarcosine zwitterion (CHEBI:57433)
Incoming N-nitrososarcosine (CHEBI:82363) has functional parent sarcosine (CHEBI:15611)
sarcosinium (CHEBI:46842) is conjugate acid of sarcosine (CHEBI:15611)
sarcosinate (CHEBI:46915) is conjugate base of sarcosine (CHEBI:15611)
sarcosine zwitterion (CHEBI:57433) is tautomer of sarcosine (CHEBI:15611)
IUPAC Name
sarcosine
Synonyms Sources
(methylamino)acetic acid ChemIDplus
(methylamino)ethanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
L-sarcosine
Note: (2015-03-26) A misnomer which has been frequently used in the primary literature - sarcosine does not have a chiral centre, so cannot be either D or L.
ChEBI
MeGly ChEBI
methylaminoacetic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
N-methylaminoacetic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
N-Methylglycine KEGG COMPOUND
Sar IUPAC
Sarcosine KEGG COMPOUND
SARCOSINE PDBeChem
sarcosinic acid ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00213 KEGG COMPOUND
c0135 UM-BBD
HMDB00271 HMDB
SAR PDBeChem
Sarcosine Wikipedia
SARCOSINE MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
107-97-1 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
107-97-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1699442 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
1699442 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2018 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
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16 July 2015