CHEBI:36405 - 2-aminohexanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2-aminohexanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:36405
Definition An α-amino acid that is caproic acid substituted by an amino group at position 2.
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Formula C6H13NO2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 131.17296
Monoisotopic Mass 131.095
InChI InChI=1S/C6H13NO2/c1-2-3-4-5(7)6(8)9/h5H,2-4,7H2,1H3,(H,8,9)
InChIKey LRQKBLKVPFOOQJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCC(N)C(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 2-aminohexanoic acid (CHEBI:36405) has functional parent hexanoic acid (CHEBI:30776)
2-aminohexanoic acid (CHEBI:36405) is a non-proteinogenic α-amino acid (CHEBI:83925)
Incoming D-norleucine (CHEBI:42101) is a 2-aminohexanoic acid (CHEBI:36405)
L-norleucine (CHEBI:18347) is a 2-aminohexanoic acid (CHEBI:36405)
IUPAC Name
2-aminohexanoic acid
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Nle ChEBI
norleucine ChemIDplus
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1721748 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1721748 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
464584 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
616-06-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
616-06-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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26 March 2015