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Chemical Component Summary

NameSPHINGOSINE
Identifiers(2R,3S)-2-aminooctadec-4-ene-1,3-diol
FormulaC18 H37 N O2
Molecular Weight299.49 g/mol
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCCCCCCCCCCC\C=C/[C@H](O)[C@H](N)CO
InChIInChI=1S/C18H37NO2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-18(21)17(19)16-20/h14-15,17-18,20-21H,2-13,16,19H2,1H3/t17-,18+/m1/s1
InChIKeyWWUZIQQURGPMPG-MSOLQXFVSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count58
Chiral Atom Count2
Chiral AtomsC2,C3
Bond Count57
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB03203 Different stereochemistry
NameSphingosine
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionAn amino alcohol with a long unsaturated hydrocarbon chain. Sphingosine and its derivative sphinganine are the major bases of the sphingolipids in mammals. (Dorland, 28th ed)
Categories
  • Alcohols
  • Amines
  • Amino Alcohols
  • Glycols
  • Organic Chemicals
CAS number123-78-4
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