Chemical Component Summary

NameCYSTEINE
Identifiers(2R)-2-amino-3-sulfanyl-propanoic acid
FormulaC3 H7 N O2 S
Molecular Weight121.16
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESN[C@@H](CS)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C3H7NO2S/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKeyXUJNEKJLAYXESH-REOHCLBHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00151 
NameCysteine
Groups
  • approved
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA thiol-containing non-essential amino acid that is oxidized to form cystine.
Synonyms
  • Cisteina
  • (R)-2-Amino-3-mercaptopropanoic acid
  • Cisteinum
  • Cys
  • Cysteine
Brand Names
  • L Cysteine HCl Inj 50mg/ml
  • L-Cysteine Hydrochloride
  • Aminoderm Poudre
  • Vamin N
  • Primene 10%-liq IV
IndicationFor the prevention of liver damage and kidney damage associated with overdoses of acetaminophen
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Amino Acids, Sulfur
  • Caloric Agents
CAS number52-90-4

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Glutamate--cysteine ligase regulatory subunitMGTDSRAAKALLARARTLHLQTGNLLNWGRLRKKCPSTHSEELHDCIQKT...unknown
Glutamate--cysteine ligase catalytic subunitMGLLSQGSPLSWEETKRHADHVRRHGILQFLHIYHAVKDRHKDVLKWGDE...unknown
Aspartate aminotransferase, cytoplasmicMAPPSVFAEVPQAQPVLVFKLTADFREDPDPRKVNLGVGAYRTDDCHPWV...unknownsubstrate
Aspartate aminotransferase, mitochondrialMALLHSGRVLPGIAAAFHPGLAAAASARASSWWTHVEMGPPDPILGVTEA...unknownsubstrate
Cystathionine gamma-lyaseMQEKDASSQGFLPHFQHFATQAIHVGQDPEQWTSRAVVPPISLSTTFKQG...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682