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Substance Name: Psychosine
RN: 2238-90-6
InChIKey: HHJTWTPUPVQKNA-COTUJBGDSA-N

Note

  • An intermediate in the biosynthesis of cerebrosides. It is formed by reaction of sphingosine with UDP-galactose and then itself reacts with fatty acid-Coenzyme A to form the cerebroside.

Molecular Formula

  • C24-H47-N-O7

Molecular Weight

  • 461.635
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Psychosine

MeSH Heading

  • Psychosine

Synonyms

  • Galactosylsphingosine
  • Sphingosine galactoside

Systematic Name

  • beta-D-Galactopyranoside, 2-amino-3-hydroxy-4-octadecenyl, (R-(R*,S*-(E)))-

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2238-90-6

System Generated Number

  • 0002238906

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/C24H47NO7/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-19(27)18(25)17-31-24-23(30)22(29)21(28)20(16-26)32-24/h14-15,18-24,26-30H,2-13,16-17,25H2,1H3/b15-14+/t18?,19?,20-,21+,22+,23-,24-/m1/s1

InChIKey

HHJTWTPUPVQKNA-COTUJBGDSA-N

Smiles

CCCCCCCCCCCCC\C=C\C(O)C(N)CO[C@@H]1O[C@H](CO)[C@H](O)[C@H](O)[C@H]1O