CHEBI:52136 - glufosinate

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ChEBI Name glufosinate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:52136
Definition A racemate comprising equimolar amounts of (2S)-gluphosinate (better known as gluphosinate-P) and (2R)-gluphosinate.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:45066, CHEBI:8139
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Biological Role(s): EC 6.3.1.2 (glutamate--ammonia ligase) inhibitor
An EC 6.3.* (C1N bond-forming ligase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of glutamateammonia ligase (EC 6.3.1.2).
Application(s): herbicide
A substance used to destroy plant pests.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing glufosinate (CHEBI:52136) has part (2R)-glufosinate (CHEBI:142853)
glufosinate (CHEBI:52136) has part glufosinate-P (CHEBI:142852)
glufosinate (CHEBI:52136) has role EC 6.3.1.2 (glutamate—ammonia ligase) inhibitor (CHEBI:24319)
glufosinate (CHEBI:52136) has role herbicide (CHEBI:24527)
glufosinate (CHEBI:52136) is a racemate (CHEBI:60911)
glufosinate (CHEBI:52136) is conjugate acid of phosphinothricin(1−) (CHEBI:58882)
Incoming N-acetylphosphinothricin (CHEBI:52057) has functional parent glufosinate (CHEBI:52136)
phosphinothricin(1−) (CHEBI:58882) is conjugate base of glufosinate (CHEBI:52136)
IUPAC Name
rac-2-amino-4-[hydroxy(methyl)phosphoryl]butanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
(±)-phosphinothricin ChemIDplus
(2RS)-2-amino-4-[hydroxy(methyl)phosphinoyl]butyric acid Alan Wood's Pesticides
2-Amino-4-(hydroxymethylphosphinyl)butanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
3-Amino-3-carboxypropylmethylphosphinic acid ChemIDplus
4-[hydroxy(methyl)phosphinoyl]-DL-homoalanine Alan Wood's Pesticides
DL-2-Amino-4-(methylphosphino)butanoic acid ChemIDplus
DL-phosphinothricin ChemIDplus
glufosinate ChemIDplus
phosphinothricin KEGG COMPOUND
phosphinothricin KEGG COMPOUND
rac-glufosinate ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
1540 PPDB
C00000797 KNApSAcK
C05042 KEGG COMPOUND
glufosinate Alan Wood's Pesticides
Glufosinate Wikipedia
PPQ PDBeChem
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
2209267 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
51276-47-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
51276-47-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
16 May 2019