CHEBI:15676 - allantoin

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ChEBI Name allantoin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:15676
Definition An imidazolidine-2,4-dione that is 5-aminohydantoin in which a carbamoyl group is attached to the exocyclic nitrogen.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:2594, CHEBI:13761, CHEBI:22354
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Formula C4H6N4O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 158.11560
Monoisotopic Mass 158.044
InChI InChI=1S/C4H6N4O3/c5-3(10)6-1-2(9)8-4(11)7-1/h1H,(H3,5,6,10)(H2,7,8,9,11)
InChIKey POJWUDADGALRAB-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NC(=O)NC1NC(=O)NC1=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:4932) Source: yeast.sf.net See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ).
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
Application(s): vulnerary
A drug used in treating and healing of wounds.
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Outgoing allantoin (CHEBI:15676) has functional parent hydantoin (CHEBI:27612)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) has role vulnerary (CHEBI:73336)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) is a imidazolidine-2,4-dione (CHEBI:24628)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) is a ureas (CHEBI:47857)
allantoin (CHEBI:15676) is tautomer of 1-(5-hydroxy-2-oxo-2,3-dihydroimidazol-4-yl)urea (CHEBI:74345)
Incoming (R)-(−)-allantoin (CHEBI:15677) is a allantoin (CHEBI:15676)
(S)-(+)-allantoin (CHEBI:15678) is a allantoin (CHEBI:15676)
1-(5-hydroxy-2-oxo-2,3-dihydroimidazol-4-yl)urea (CHEBI:74345) is tautomer of allantoin (CHEBI:15676)
IUPAC Name
N-(2,5-dioxoimidazolidin-4-yl)urea
Synonyms Sources
(2,5-Dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl)urea ChemIDplus
2,5-Dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl-urea NIST Chemistry WebBook
4-ureido-2,5-imidazolidinedione HMDB
5-Ureido-2,4-imidazolidindione ChemIDplus
5-Ureidohydantoin KEGG COMPOUND
allantoin UniProt
Allantoin KEGG COMPOUND
Glyoxyldiureide KEGG COMPOUND
N-(2,5-Dioxo-4-imidazolidinyl)urea HMDB
Database Links Databases
4268 DrugCentral
Allantoin Wikipedia
ALLANTOIN MetaCyc
C00007468 KNApSAcK
C01551 KEGG COMPOUND
D00121 KEGG DRUG
HMDB00462 HMDB
LSM-5190 LINCS
US2158098 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
83514 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
97-59-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
97-59-6 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
97-59-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
11157020 PubMed citation Europe PMC
14619112 PubMed citation Europe PMC
17190852 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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22 February 2017