Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: 2-aminobutanoate

Synonyms: DL-a-amino-N-butyric acid, 2-aminobutyric acid, 2-amino-n-butyric Acid, butyrine, α-aminobutyric acid, D,L-α-amino-N-butyrate, 2-aminobutyrate

Superclasses: an amine

2-aminobutanoate compound structure

Chemical Formula: C4H9NO2


Molecular Weight: 103.12 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 104.0711535704 Daltons

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

InChI: InChI=1S/C4H9NO2/c1-2-3(5)4(6)7/h3H,2,5H2,1H3,(H,6,7)

Unification Links: CAS:2835-81-6, ChEBI:35621, PubChem:517460

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
an aminated amino group donor + 2-oxobutanoate = 2-aminobutanoate + a deaminated amino group donor

Enzymes inhibited by 2-aminobutanoate, sorted by the type of inhibition, are:

Inhibitor (Competitive) of: homoserine kinase [Theze74, Burr76]

In Growth Media: PMA nitrogen source test + 2-aminobutyrate

Imported from MetaCyc 16-May-2012 by Paley S, SRI International


Burr76: Burr B, Walker J, Truffa-Bachi P, Cohen GN (1976). "Homoserine kinase from Escherichia coli K12." Eur J Biochem 1976;62(3);519-26. PMID: 177283

Theze74: Theze J, Kleidman L, St Girons I (1974). "Homoserine kinase from Escherichia coli K-12: properties, inhibition by L-threonine, and regulation of biosynthesis." J Bacteriol 1974;118(2);577-81. PMID: 4364023

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