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Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: an amino acid

Superclasses: an acid all carboxy acids a carboxylate
an amino acid or its derivative

Summary:
This class contains all of the amino acids, defined as any molecule that contains both amine and carboxyl functional groups. The class includes both α amino acids, in which both functional groups are attached to the same carbon atom, and non-α amino acids, in which the groups are attached to different carbon atoms.

an amino acid compound structure

Child Classes: 2,3-diaminopropanoate (0) , 3-phenylserine (2) , a basic amino acid (3) , a D-amino acid (17) , a glutamate (2) , a lanthionine isomer (0) , a modified amino acid (51) , a neutral amino acid (6) , a non-α amino acid (2) , a non-polar amino acid (12) , a polar amino acid (13) , an α amino acid (47) , an aromatic amino acid (8) , an L-amino acid (38) , DL-norvaline (1) , serine (2)

Instances:
γ-methylphosphinothricin ,
3,4-dehydroproline ,
carbamate ,
L-α-amino-ε-keto-pimelate ,
L-2-aminoadipate ,
L-homoarginine ,
L-kynurenine

SMILES: C(C([O-])=O)([R])[N+]

Unification Links: KEGG:C00045

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
a carboxylic ester + H2O → an alcohol + a carboxylate + H+
an aldehyde + NADP+ + H2O → a carboxylate + NADPH + 2 H+
an acyl phosphate + H2O → a carboxylate + phosphate + H+
an acyl-CoA + H2O → a carboxylate + coenzyme A + H+
a 1-acyl 2-lyso-phosphatidylcholine + H2O → a carboxylate + sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H+

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
a 5-L-glutamyl-[peptide][periplasmic space] + an amino acid[periplasmic space] = a 5-L-glutamyl-amino acid[periplasmic space] + a peptide[periplasmic space]

Not in pathways:
a 2-acyl 1-lyso-phosphatidylcholine + H2O = a carboxylate + sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H+
an aldehyde[periplasmic space] + FAD[periplasmic space] + H2O[periplasmic space] = a carboxylate[periplasmic space] + FADH2[periplasmic space]


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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