CHEBI:132987 - alliin zwitterion

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ChEBI Name alliin zwitterion
Definition An L-α-amino acid zwitterion that is allin in which a proton has been transferred from the carboxy group to the amino group. It is the major species at pH 7.3.
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Formula C6H11NO3S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 177.223
Monoisotopic Mass 177.04596
InChI InChI=1S/C6H11NO3S/c1-2-3-11(10)4-5(7)6(8)9/h2,5H,1,3-4,7H2,(H,8,9)/t5-,11-/m0/s1
SMILES [S@@](C[C@@H](C([O-])=O)[NH3+])(CC=C)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Allium sativum (NCBI:txid4682) Found in leaf (BTO:0000713). 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): antimicrobial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Application(s): cardioprotective agent
Any protective agent that is able to prevent damage to the heart.
neuroprotective agent
Any compound that can be used for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.
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Outgoing alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) has role antimicrobial agent (CHEBI:33281)
alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) has role cardioprotective agent (CHEBI:77307)
alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) has role neuroprotective agent (CHEBI:63726)
alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) is a L-α-amino acid zwitterion (CHEBI:59869)
alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987) is tautomer of alliin (CHEBI:2596)
Incoming alliin (CHEBI:2596) is tautomer of alliin zwitterion (CHEBI:132987)
Synonym Source
alliin UniProt
Last Modified
24 August 2017