CHEBI:17148 - putrescine

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ChEBI Name putrescine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17148
Definition A four-carbon alkane-α,ω-diamine. It is obtained by the breakdown of amino acids and is responsible for the foul odour of putrefying flesh.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:45092, CHEBI:8650, CHEBI:14972, CHEBI:26405
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Formula C4H12N2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 88.15150
InChI InChI=1S/C4H12N2/c5-3-1-2-4-6/h1-6H2
InChIKey KIDHWZJUCRJVML-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NCCCCN
Metabolite of Species Details
Daphnia magna (NCBI:35525) 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
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted antioxidant food additives are from E 300 to E 324.
Biological Role(s): fundamental metabolite
Any metabolite produced by all living cells.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing putrescine (CHEBI:17148) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
putrescine (CHEBI:17148) has role fundamental metabolite (CHEBI:78675)
putrescine (CHEBI:17148) is a alkane-α,ω-diamine (CHEBI:35411)
putrescine (CHEBI:17148) is conjugate base of 1,4-butanediammonium (CHEBI:326268)
Incoming γ-glutamylputrescine (CHEBI:48006) has functional parent putrescine (CHEBI:17148)
N-(4-aminobutyl)dabigatranamide (CHEBI:73197) has functional parent putrescine (CHEBI:17148)
N-substituted putrescine (CHEBI:26406) has functional parent putrescine (CHEBI:17148)
1,4-butanediammonium (CHEBI:326268) is conjugate acid of putrescine (CHEBI:17148)
IUPAC Name
butane-1,4-diamine
Synonyms Sources
1,4-Butanediamine KEGG COMPOUND
1,4-butylenediamine ChemIDplus
1,4-DIAMINOBUTANE PDBeChem
1,4-tetramethylenediamine NIST Chemistry WebBook
Butane-1,4-diamine KEGG COMPOUND
butylenediamine ChemIDplus
H2N(CH2)4NH2 NIST Chemistry WebBook
Putrescin ChEBI
putrescina ChEBI
Putrescine KEGG COMPOUND
Putreszin ChEBI
Tetramethylendiamin ChEBI
Tetramethylenediamine KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
C00001428 KNApSAcK
C00134 KEGG COMPOUND
DB01917 DrugBank
ECMDB01414 ECMDB
HMDB01414 HMDB
PUT PDBeChem
Putrescine Wikipedia
PUTRESCINE MetaCyc
YMDB00132 YMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
110-60-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
110-60-1 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1715 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
605282 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
605282 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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24 September 2014