CHEBI:131429 - carcinine

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ChEBI Name carcinine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:131429
Definition A β-alanine derivative that is the amide obtained by formal condensation of the carboxy group of β-alanine with the primary amino group of histamine.
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Submitter Harold Drabkin
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Formula C8H14N4O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 182.223
Monoisotopic Mass 182.11676
InChI InChI=1S/C8H14N4O/c9-3-1-8(13)11-4-2-7-5-10-6-12-7/h5-6H,1-4,9H2,(H,10,12)(H,11,13)
InChIKey ANRUJJLGVODXIK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES N1C=C(N=C1)CCNC(CCN)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Carcinus maenas (NCBI:txid6759) See: PubMed
Drosophila melanogaster (NCBI:txid7227) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
Biological Role(s): crustacean metabolite
An animal metabolite produced by arthropods such as crabs, lobsters, crayfish, shrimps and krill.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing carcinine (CHEBI:131429) has functional parent histamine (CHEBI:18295)
carcinine (CHEBI:131429) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
carcinine (CHEBI:131429) has role crustacean metabolite (CHEBI:83039)
carcinine (CHEBI:131429) is a β-alanine derivative (CHEBI:22823)
carcinine (CHEBI:131429) is a imidazoles (CHEBI:24780)
carcinine (CHEBI:131429) is a monocarboxylic acid amide (CHEBI:29347)
IUPAC Name
N-[2-(1H-imidazol-4-yl)ethyl]-β-alaninamide
Synonyms Sources
β-alaninylhistamine ChEBI
beta-Alanylhistamine ChemIDplus
Registry Numbers Types Sources
56897-53-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
6804743 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
2421673 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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Last Modified
21 March 2016