CHEBI:17740 - 3-oxoalanine

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ChEBI Name 3-oxoalanine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17740
Definition A non-proteinogenic α-amino acid that is alanine in which a keto group is incorporated at C-3.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:11523
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Formula C3H5NO3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 103.07674
Monoisotopic Mass 103.027
InChI InChI=1S/C3H5NO3/c4-2(1-5)3(6)7/h1-2H,4H2,(H,6,7)
InChIKey XMTCKNXTTXDPJX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [H]C(=O)C(N)C(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 3-oxoalanine (CHEBI:17740) is a alanine derivative (CHEBI:22278)
3-oxoalanine (CHEBI:17740) is a non-proteinogenic α-amino acid (CHEBI:83925)
Incoming L-3-oxoalanine (CHEBI:37012) is a 3-oxoalanine (CHEBI:17740)
IUPAC Names
2-amino-3-oxopropanoic acid
3-oxoalanine
Synonyms Sources
α-formylglycine UniProt
α-formylglycine ChEBI
C(α)-formylglycine ChEBI
C-formylglycine ChEBI
Cα-formylglycine ChEBI
FGly ChEBI
Registry Number Type Source
4366399 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
08 January 2015
General Comment
2005-03-18 The naturally occurring compound is the S stereoisomer [i.e. (2S)-2-amino-3-oxopropanoate].