CHEBI:39390 - felinine

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ChEBI Name felinine
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.
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Formula C8H17NO3S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 207.29152
Monoisotopic Mass 207.09291
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
Metabolite of Species Details
Felis catus (NCBI:txid9685) Found in urine (BTO:0001419). See: PubMed
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 )
Biological Role(s): mammalian metabolite
Any animal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in mammals.
A semiochemical used in olfactory communication between organisms of the same species eliciting a change in sexual or social behaviour.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing felinine (CHEBI:39390) has role mammalian metabolite (CHEBI:75768)
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)
felinine (CHEBI:39390) is tautomer of felinine zwitterion (CHEBI:156141)
Incoming felinine zwitterion (CHEBI:156141) is tautomer of felinine (CHEBI:39390)
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
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Felinine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2250979 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
2250979 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
471-09-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
15 July 2020