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Substance Name: L-Alpha-formylglycine
RN: 5735-66-0
UNII: 3LXS1M9IE5
InChIKey: XMTCKNXTTXDPJX-REOHCLBHSA-N

Note

  • An unusual amino acid residue found at active site of sulfatases. It is created through the conversion of an active site cysteine or serine residue by C(alpha)-formylglycine (FGly)-generating enzyme. Although the term formylglycine has been used in the literature to refer to C(alpha)-formylglycine it is found in most chemical sources as a synonom for N-formyglycine.

Molecular Weight

  • 103.0765
 
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • L-Alpha-formylglycine

Name of Substance

  • C(alpha)-formylglycine

Synonyms

  • 2-Amino-3-oxopropanoic acid
  • 3-Oxo-L-alanine
  • 3-Oxoalanine
  • Alpha-formylglycine
  • L-Alpha-formylglycine
  • UNII-3LXS1M9IE5

Systematic Name

  • (2S)-2-Amino-3-oxopropanoic acid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 5735-66-0

FDA UNII

  • 3LXS1M9IE5

System Generated Number

  • 0005735660

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C3H5NO3/c4-2(1-5)3(6)7/h1-2H,4H2,(H,6,7)/t2-/m0/s1

InChIKey

XMTCKNXTTXDPJX-REOHCLBHSA-N

Smiles

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