S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine

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S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine
S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine.svg
Other names AdoHcy, 2-S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine,

S-adenosylhomocysteine, SAH

Identifiers
CAS number 979-92-0
PubChem 193
KEGG C00021
MeSH S-Adenosylhomocysteine
ChEBI 16680
SMILES N[C@@H](CCSC[C@H]1O[C@H]([C@H](O)
[C@@H]1O)N2C=NC3=C2N=CN=C3N)C(O)=O
Properties
Molecular formula C14H20N6O5S
Molar mass 384.41 g mol-1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]


Overview

S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine is an amino acid derivative used in several metabolic pathways in the organism Escherichia coli. It is an intermediate in the synthesis of cysteine.

S-(5'-deoxy-5'-adenosyl)-l-homocysteine is a compound formed by the demethylation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM).

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