CHEBI:16531 - Renilla luciferin

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ChEBI Name Renilla luciferin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16531
ChEBI ASCII Name Renilla luciferin
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:8804, CHEBI:12732, CHEBI:22006
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Formula C26H21N3O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 407.46396
Monoisotopic Mass 407.16338
InChI InChI=1S/C26H21N3O2/c30-21-13-11-20(12-14-21)24-17-29-25(22(27-24)15-18-7-3-1-4-8-18)28-23(26(29)31)16-19-9-5-2-6-10-19/h1-14,17,27,30H,15-16H2
InChIKey KAEGGIFPLJZUOZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES Oc1ccc(cc1)-c1cn2c(nc(Cc3ccccc3)c2=O)c(Cc2ccccc2)[nH]1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): luciferin
A low-molecular-mass compound present in bioluminescent organisms that emits light when oxidized in presence of enzyme luciferase.
Biological Role(s): luciferin
A low-molecular-mass compound present in bioluminescent organisms that emits light when oxidized in presence of enzyme luciferase.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531) has parent hydride imidazo[1,2-a]pyrazine (CHEBI:37846)
Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531) has role luciferin (CHEBI:25078)
Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531) is a imidazopyrazine (CHEBI:37847)
Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531) is a phenols (CHEBI:33853)
Incoming Renilla luciferyl sulfate (CHEBI:17706) has functional parent Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531)
coelenterazine h dioxetanone (CHEBI:138063) has functional parent Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531)
oxidized Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:17959) has functional parent Renilla luciferin (CHEBI:16531)
IUPAC Name
2,8-dibenzyl-6-(4-hydroxyphenyl)imidazo[1,2-a]pyrazin-3(7H)-one
Synonyms Sources
coelenterazine h UniProt
Renilla luciferin KEGG COMPOUND
renillluciferin ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00982 KEGG COMPOUND
renillar luciferin MetaCyc
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Registry Number Type Source
768360 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
01 August 2017
General Comment
2007-03-19 CHEBI:16531 is similar to, and as active as, luciferin from the coelenterate Renilla. The native luciferin has the benzyl group at C-8 replaced by an unidentified group of approximately 200 Da.