CHEBI:15727 - carnosine

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ChEBI Name carnosine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:15727
Definition A dipeptide that is the N-(β-alanyl) derivative of L-histidine.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3428, CHEBI:13948, CHEBI:23040
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Formula C9H14N4O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 226.23262
Monoisotopic Mass 226.107
InChI InChI=1S/C9H14N4O3/c10-2-1-8(14)13-7(9(15)16)3-6-4-11-5-12-6/h4-5,7H,1-3,10H2,(H,11,12)(H,13,14)(H,15,16)/t7-/m0/s1
InChIKey CQOVPNPJLQNMDC-ZETCQYMHSA-N
SMILES NCCC(=O)N[C@@H](Cc1c[nH]cn1)C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
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
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
Biological Role(s): mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
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.
Application(s): anticonvulsant
A drug used to prevent seizures or reduce their severity.
antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing carnosine (CHEBI:15727) has role Daphnia magna metabolite (CHEBI:83056)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) has role anticonvulsant (CHEBI:35623)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) is a dipeptide (CHEBI:46761)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) is conjugate acid of carnosinate (CHEBI:66874)
carnosine (CHEBI:15727) is tautomer of carnosine zwitterion (CHEBI:57485)
Incoming N-acetylcarnosine (CHEBI:67249) has functional parent carnosine (CHEBI:15727)
carnosinate (CHEBI:66874) is conjugate base of carnosine (CHEBI:15727)
carnosine zwitterion (CHEBI:57485) is tautomer of carnosine (CHEBI:15727)
IUPAC Name
Nα-(β-alanyl)-L-histidine
Synonyms Sources
Carnosine KEGG COMPOUND
Nalpha-(beta-alanyl)-L-histidine KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
C00386 KEGG COMPOUND
Carnosine Wikipedia
CARNOSINE MetaCyc
HMDB0000033 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
305-84-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
305-84-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
87671 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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27 January 2016