ChEBI Name adenine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16708
Definition The parent compound of the 6-aminopurines, composed of a purine having an amino group at C-6.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:40579, CHEBI:2470, CHEBI:13733, CHEBI:22236
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Formula C5H5N5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 135.12690
InChI InChI=1S/C5H5N5/c6-4-3-5(9-1-7-3)10-2-8-4/h1-2H,(H3,6,7,8,9,10)
InChIKey GFFGJBXGBJISGV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Nc1ncnc2[nH]cnc12
Metabolite of Species Details
Daphnia magna (NCBI:35525) See: Mixtures of similarly acting compounds in Daphnia magna: From gene to metabolite and beyondTine Vandenbrouck, Oliver A.H. Jones, Nathalie Dom, Julian L. Griffin, Wim De CoenEnvironment International 36 (2010) 254-268
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
Daphnia magna metabolite
A Daphnia metabolite produced by the species Daphnia magna.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing adenine (CHEBI:16708) has parent hydride 9H-purine (CHEBI:35589)
adenine (CHEBI:16708) has role Daphnia magna metabolite (CHEBI:83056)
adenine (CHEBI:16708) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
adenine (CHEBI:16708) is a 6-aminopurines (CHEBI:20706)
adenine (CHEBI:16708) is a purine nucleobase (CHEBI:26386)
Incoming (3S,4R,5R)-5-(adenin-9-yl)-4-hydroxytetrahydrofuran-3-yl dihydrogen phosphate (CHEBI:42413) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
1H-imidazo[2,1-i]purine (CHEBI:29146) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
2-amino-6-hydroxyaminopurine (CHEBI:78685) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
2-chloro-9-(2-deoxy-2-fluoro-β-D-arabinofuranosyl)adenine (CHEBI:47311) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
6-alkylaminopurine (CHEBI:17524) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
6-isopentenylaminopurine (CHEBI:38643) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
9-β-D-erythrofuranosyladenine (CHEBI:41421) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
9-β-D-xylofuranosyladenine (CHEBI:46515) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
9-riburonosyladenine (CHEBI:16009) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
9-{2,5-anhydro-4-[(phosphonooxy)methyl]-α-L-lyxofuranosyl}-9H-purin-6-amine (CHEBI:43791) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
N-benzyl-9-(α-D-glucosyl)adenine (CHEBI:72604) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
N-benzyladenine (CHEBI:29022) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
N6,N6-dimethyladenine (CHEBI:60281) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
N6-hydroxyadenine (CHEBI:78235) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
adefovir (CHEBI:2469) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
adenine arabinoside (CHEBI:45327) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
adenosine (CHEBI:16335) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
adenosines (CHEBI:22260) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
methyladenine (CHEBI:25272) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
oxetanocin A (CHEBI:86012) has functional parent adenine (CHEBI:16708)
EHNA (CHEBI:63057) has parent hydride adenine (CHEBI:16708)
adenin-9-yl group (CHEBI:30756) is substituent group from adenine (CHEBI:16708)
IUPAC Name
9H-purin-6-amine
Synonyms Sources
6-Aminopurine KEGG COMPOUND
A ChEBI
Ade CBN
Adenin NIST Chemistry WebBook
Adenine KEGG COMPOUND
ADENINE PDBeChem
adenine UniProt
Database Links Databases
ADE PDBeChem
Adenine Wikipedia
ADENINE MetaCyc
C00001490 KNApSAcK
C00147 KEGG COMPOUND
D00034 KEGG DRUG
DB00173 DrugBank
HMDB00034 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3903 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
608603 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
608603 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
73-24-5 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
73-24-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
73-24-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
16 julio 2015
General Comment
2010-12-21 A component of DNA and RNA, it also plays biochemical roles in cellular respiration and protein synthesis.