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Chemical Component Summary

NameSELENOCYSTEINE
Identifiers(2R)-2-azanyl-3-selanyl-propanoic acid
FormulaC3 H7 N O2 Se
Molecular Weight168.05 g/mol
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESN[C@@H](C[SeH])C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C3H7NO2Se/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKeyZKZBPNGNEQAJSX-REOHCLBHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count1
Chiral AtomsCA
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0
Leaving Atomsn/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB02345 Stereoisomeric match
NameSelenocysteine
Groupsexperimental
DescriptionA naturally occurring amino acid in both eukaryotic and prokaryotic organisms. It is found in tRNAs and in the catalytic site of some enzymes. The genes for glutathione peroxidase and formate dehydrogenase contain the TGA codon, which codes for this amino acid. [PubChem]
Synonyms
  • 3-selenyl-L-alanine
  • L-selenocysteine
  • Selenium cysteine
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Amino Acids, Sulfur
  • Cysteine
CAS number10236-58-5
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