CHEBI:78757 - cystamine

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ChEBI Name cystamine
Definition An organic disulfide obtgained by oxidative dimerisation of cysteamine.
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Formula C4H12N2S2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 152.28100
Monoisotopic Mass 152.044
InChI InChI=1S/C4H12N2S2/c5-1-3-7-8-4-2-6/h1-6H2
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted base
A molecular entity capable of accepting a hydron from a donor (Bronsted acid).
(via organic amino compound )
Biological Role(s): EC (protein-glutamine gamma-glutamyltransferase) inhibitor
An EC 2.3.2.* (aminoacyltransferase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of protein-glutamine gamma-glutamyltransferase (EC
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Outgoing cystamine (CHEBI:78757) has functional parent cysteamine (CHEBI:17141)
cystamine (CHEBI:78757) has role EC (protein-glutamine γ-glutamyltransferase) inhibitor (CHEBI:72716)
cystamine (CHEBI:78757) is a organic disulfide (CHEBI:35489)
cystamine (CHEBI:78757) is a primary amino compound (CHEBI:50994)
Synonyms Sources
2,2'-Dithiobis(ethylamine) ChemIDplus
2-Aminoethyl disulfide NIST Chemistry WebBook
Becaptan disulfure NIST Chemistry WebBook
β,β'-Diaminodiethyl disulfide NIST Chemistry WebBook
beta,beta'-Diaminodiethyl disulfide ChemIDplus
β-Mercaptoethylamine disulfide NIST Chemistry WebBook
beta-Mercaptoethylamine disulfide ChemIDplus
Bis(β-aminoethyl)disulfide NIST Chemistry WebBook
Bis(beta-aminoethyl)disulfide ChemIDplus
Cysteinamine disulfide ChemIDplus
Cystinamin ChemIDplus
Decarboxycystine ChemIDplus
Mercamine disulfide ChemIDplus
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Cystamine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1736027 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
51-85-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
51-85-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
10 June 2014