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Chemical Component Summary

NameALPHA-PHOSPHORIBOSYLPYROPHOSPHORIC ACID
Identifiers[(2R,3R,4S,5R)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-(phosphonooxymethyl)oxolan-2-yl] phosphono hydrogen phosphate
FormulaC5 H13 O14 P3
Molecular Weight390.07 g/mol
TypeSACCHARIDE
Isomeric SMILESO[C@H]1[C@@H](O)[C@@H](O[P@](O)(=O)OP(O)(O)=O)O[C@@H]1COP(O)(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C5H13O14P3/c6-3-2(1-16-20(8,9)10)17-5(4(3)7)18-22(14,15)19-21(11,12)13/h2-7H,1H2,(H,14,15)(H2,8,9,10)(H2,11,12,13)/t2-,3-,4-,5-/m1/s1
InChIKeyPQGCEDQWHSBAJP-TXICZTDVSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count35
Chiral Atom Count5
Chiral AtomsC1,C2,C3,C4,PA
Bond Count35
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB01632 Different stereochemistry
NameAlpha-Phosphoribosylpyrophosphoric Acid
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionThe key substance in the biosynthesis of histidine, tryptophan, and purine and pyrimidine nucleotides.
Synonyms
  • 5-Phospho-alpha-D-ribose 1-diphosphate
  • 5-Phosphoribosyl 1-pyrophosphate
  • 5-PHOSPHORYLRIBOSE-1-PYROPHOSPHATE
  • Phosphoribosylpyrophosphate
  • Ribofuranose, 5-phosphate 1-pyrophosphate
Brand Names
  • 5-Phosphoribosyl diphosphate
  • PRP
  • PRPP
  • Phosphoribosyl pyrophosphate
CAS number13270-65-0
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