S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine

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

S-adenosylhomocysteine, SAH

Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
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KEGG
MeSH S-Adenosylhomocysteine
Properties
C14H20N6O5S
Molar mass 384.412
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

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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