CHEBI:17485 - homocystine

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ChEBI Name homocystine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17485
Definition An organic disulfide obtained by oxidative dimerisation of homocysteine.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:14409, CHEBI:5752, CHEBI:24611
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Formula C8H16N2O4S2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 268.35400
Monoisotopic Mass 268.055
InChI InChI=1S/C8H16N2O4S2/c9-5(7(11)12)1-3-15-16-4-2-6(10)8(13)14/h5-6H,1-4,9-10H2,(H,11,12)(H,13,14)
InChIKey ZTVZLYBCZNMWCF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES NC(CCSSCCC(N)C(O)=O)C(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing homocystine (CHEBI:17485) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
homocystine (CHEBI:17485) is a homocystines (CHEBI:24612)
homocystine (CHEBI:17485) is tautomer of homocystine zwitterion (CHEBI:58163)
Incoming homocystine zwitterion (CHEBI:58163) is tautomer of homocystine (CHEBI:17485)
IUPAC Name
4,4'-disulfanediylbis(2-aminobutanoic acid)
Synonyms Sources
4,4'-dithiobis(2-aminobutyric acid) ChEBI
4,4'-Dithiobis(2-aminobutyric acid) KEGG COMPOUND
Homocystine KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
C01817 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB0000575 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1728581 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
462-10-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
462-10-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
11592966 PubMed citation Europe PMC
11896744 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
23 October 2015