Chemical Component Summary

NameMETHIONINE
Identifiers(2S)-2-amino-4-methylsulfanyl-butanoic acid
FormulaC5 H11 N O2 S
Molecular Weight149.211
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESCSCC[C@@H](C(=O)O)N
InChIInChI=1S/C5H11NO2S/c1-9-3-2-4(6)5(7)8/h4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)/t4-/m0/s1
InChIKeyFFEARJCKVFRZRR-BYPYZUCNSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count20
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count19
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00134 
NameMethionine
Groups
  • nutraceutical
  • approved
DescriptionA sulfur containing essential amino acid that is important in many body functions. It is a chelating agent for heavy metals.
Synonyms
  • L-α-amino-γ-methylmercaptobutyric acid
  • (S)-2-amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid
  • Methionine hydrochloride
  • Methionine
  • L-Methionin
Brand Names
  • Men's Biomultiple Vitamin and Mineral Supplement
  • Plenamine
  • Hepatasol
  • Aminosyn HF
  • BANACOS Cica-aid Centella Peptide toner
IndicationUsed for protein synthesis including the formation of SAMe, L-homocysteine, L-cysteine, taurine, and sulfate.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Essential
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Amino Acids, Sulfur
ATC-CodeV03AB26
CAS number63-68-3

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Methionine synthase reductaseMGAASVRAGARLVEVALCSFTVTCLEVMRRFLLLYATQQGQAKAIAEEIC...unknownproduct of
Methionine synthaseMSPALQDLSQPEGLKKTLRDEINAILQKRIMVLDGGMGTMIQREKLNEEH...unknownproduct of
Methionine aminopeptidase 2MAGVEEVAASGSHLNGDLDPDDREEGAASTAEEAAKKKRRKKKKSKGPSA...unknownproduct of
Betaine--homocysteine S-methyltransferase 1MPPVGGKKAKKGILERLNAGEIVIGDGGFVFALEKRGYVKAGPWTPEAAV...unknownproduct of
S-methylmethionine--homocysteine S-methyltransferase BHMT2MAPAGRPGAKKGILERLESGEVVIGDGSFLITLEKRGYVKAGLWTPEAVI...unknownproduct of
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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

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 6137, 6992087
ChEMBL CHEMBL42336
ChEBI CHEBI:57844, CHEBI:16643
CCDC/CSD METHCL01, BANPUC, WOYVIP, URODIP03, URODIP02, CONZIO01, VUQNAY, POVYOP, DLMETA08, DLMETA05, URODIP, FITLID, MOCXUX, METHCL, YUDDIM, LUDHEX, BERQIY, YIGMEI, FAPMAL, FAPMEP, VUQNAY01, BERNIV, FONJAU, ZATNUH, ZATJUD, ZATNOB, ZATJOX, DLMETA12, ZATMOA, ZATLUF
COD 2240074, 2205625, 7212710, 2008948