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Substance Name: Selenocysteine
RN: 10236-58-5
UNII: 0CH9049VIS
InChIKey: ZKZBPNGNEQAJSX-REOHCLBHSA-N

Note

  • A 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.

Molecular Formula

  • C3-H7-N-O2-Se

Molecular Weight

  • 168.053
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Selenocysteine

MeSH Heading

  • Selenocysteine

Synonym

  • UNII-0CH9049VIS

Systematic Name

  • L-Alanine, 3-selenyl-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 10236-58-5

FDA UNII

  • 0CH9049VIS

System Generated Number

  • 0010236585

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C3H7NO2Se/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h2,7H,1,4H2,(H,5,6)/t2-/m0/s1

InChIKey

ZKZBPNGNEQAJSX-REOHCLBHSA-N

Smiles

C([C@H](C[Se])N)(O)=O