CHEBI:16811 - methionine

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ChEBI Name methionine
Definition A sulfur-containing amino acid that is butyric acid bearing an amino substituent at position 2 and a methylthio substituent at position 4.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:6829, CHEBI:25229, CHEBI:14590
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Formula C5H11NO2S
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 149.21238
Monoisotopic Mass 149.05105
InChI InChI=1S/C5H11NO2S/c1-9-3-2-4(6)5(7)8/h4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)
Metabolite of Species Details
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:txid3055) See: PubMed
Daphnia magna (NCBI:txid35525) See: Mixtures of similarly acting compounds in Daphnia magna: From gene to metabolite and beyondTine Vandenbrouck, Oliver A.H. Jones, Nathalie Dom, Julian L. Griffin, Wim De CoenEnvironment International 36 (2010) 254-268
Arabidopsis thaliana (NCBI:txid3702) See: PubMed
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:txid4932) See: DOI
Escherichia coli (NCBI:txid562) 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): algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ).
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
Daphnia magna metabolite
A Daphnia metabolite produced by the species Daphnia magna.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing methionine (CHEBI:16811) has functional parent butyric acid (CHEBI:30772)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) has role Daphnia magna metabolite (CHEBI:83056)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) is a α-amino acid (CHEBI:33704)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) is a sulfur-containing amino acid (CHEBI:26834)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) is conjugate acid of methioninate (CHEBI:32644)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) is conjugate base of methioninium (CHEBI:32646)
methionine (CHEBI:16811) is tautomer of methionine zwitterion (CHEBI:64558)
Incoming methionine derivative (CHEBI:25230) has functional parent methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methioninehydroxamic acid (CHEBI:75415) has functional parent methionine (CHEBI:16811)
D-methionine (CHEBI:16867) is a methionine (CHEBI:16811)
L-methionine (CHEBI:16643) is a methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methioninium (CHEBI:32646) is conjugate acid of methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methioninate (CHEBI:32644) is conjugate base of methionine (CHEBI:16811)
2-(methylsulfanyl)ethyl group (CHEBI:50332) is substituent group from methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methionine residue (CHEBI:32648) is substituent group from methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methionino group (CHEBI:25231) is substituent group from methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methionyl group (CHEBI:37902) is substituent group from methionine (CHEBI:16811)
methionine zwitterion (CHEBI:64558) is tautomer of methionine (CHEBI:16811)
Synonyms Sources
2-amino-4-(methylsulfanyl)butanoic acid IUPAC
2-amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid JCBN
2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid KEGG COMPOUND
α-amino-γ-methylmercaptobutyric acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
DL-Methionine KEGG DRUG
Methionin ChEBI
méthionine ChEBI
metionina ChEBI
Racemethionine KEGG DRUG
Manual Xrefs Databases
c0094 UM-BBD
Methionine Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3117 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
59-51-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
59-51-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
636185 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
636185 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
16702333 PubMed citation Europe PMC
22264337 PubMed citation Europe PMC
2543976 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
10 June 2015