Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound: tertiary butyl hydroperoxide

Synonyms: t-butyl hydroperoxide

Superclasses: an organic hydroperoxide

Citations: [Jeong00]

Chemical Formula: C4H10O2

Molecular Weight: 90.122 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 90.0680795652 Daltons

tertiary butyl hydroperoxide compound structure


InChI: InChI=1S/C4H10O2/c1-4(2,3)6-5/h5H,1-3H3


Unification Links: ChEBI:64090, ChemSpider:6170, PubChem:6410

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -68.53

Reactions known to consume the compound:

Not in pathways:
an organic hydroperoxide + a reduced thioredoxin → an alcohol + an oxidized thioredoxin + H2O
an organic hydroperoxide + NADH + H+ → an alcohol + NAD+ + H2O

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: thioredoxin peroxidase, thiol peroxidase, lipid hydroperoxide peroxidase

Created 10-Nov-2009 by Kothari A, SRI International


Jeong00: Jeong W, Cha MK, Kim IH (2000). "Thioredoxin-dependent hydroperoxide peroxidase activity of bacterioferritin comigratory protein (BCP) as a new member of the thiol-specific antioxidant protein (TSA)/Alkyl hydroperoxide peroxidase C (AhpC) family." J Biol Chem 2000;275(4);2924-30. PMID: 10644761

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