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CHEBI:39390 - felinine

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ChEBI Name felinine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:39390
Definition A cysteine thioether that is the S-(4-hydroxy-2-methylbutan-2-yl) derivative of L-cysteine. It is a major component of the urine of the domestic cat.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Supplier Information
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Formula C8H17NO3S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 207.29152
Monoisotopic Mass 207.093
InChI InChI=1S/C8H17NO3S/c1-8(2,3-4-10)13-5-6(9)7(11)12/h6,10H,3-5,9H2,1-2H3,(H,11,12)/t6-/m0/s1
InChIKey IFERABFGYYJODC-LURJTMIESA-N
SMILES CC(C)(CCO)SC[C@H](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 )
Biological Role(s): pheromone
A semiochemical used in olfactory communication between organisms of the same species eliciting a change in sexual or social behaviour.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
(via L-alpha-amino acid )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing felinine (CHEBI:39390) has role pheromone (CHEBI:26013)
felinine (CHEBI:39390) is a L-cysteine thioether (CHEBI:27532)
felinine (CHEBI:39390) is a non-proteinogenic L-α-amino acid (CHEBI:83822)
IUPAC Name
S-(4-hydroxy-2-methylbutan-2-yl)-L-cysteine
Synonyms Sources
(−)-felinine ChEBI
(2R)-2-amino-3-[(4-hydroxy-2-methylbutan-2-yl)sulfanyl]propanoic acid IUPAC
S-(3-hydroxy-1,1-dimethylpropyl)-L-cysteine ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
2250979 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2250979 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
471-09-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
13093671 PubMed citation Europe PMC
8590373 PubMed citation Europe PMC
9811369 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
20 November 2014