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MetaCyc Compound Class: a D-amino acid

Synonyms: D-α-amino acid

Superclasses: an amino acid or its derivative an amino acid

Summary:
This compound class stands for all D-amino acids.

a D-amino acid compound structure

Child Classes: a hydroxy-D-amino acid (5) , a N-methyl D-amino acid (2) , an aromatic D-amino acid (8) , an N-acylated-D-amino acid (3)

Instances:
(3R)-3-methyl-D-ornithine ,
cis-4-hydroxy-D-proline ,
N-methyl-D-alanine ,
D-2,3-diaminopropanoate ,
D-alanine ,
D-aminoadipate ,
D-arginine ,
D-asparagine ,
D-aspartate ,
D-cystathionine ,
D-cysteine ,
D-glutamate ,
D-glutamine ,
D-isoglutamine ,
D-isoleucine ,
D-leucine ,
D-lysine ,
D-methionine ,
D-ornithine ,
D-phenylglycine ,
D-proline ,
D-serine ,
D-threonine ,
D-valine

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

Unification Links: ChEBI:16733 , KEGG:C00405

Reactions known to consume the compound:

Not in pathways:
a D-amino acid + oxygen + H2O → ammonium + hydrogen peroxide + a 2-oxo carboxylate
a D-amino acid[in] + an electron-transfer quinone[membrane] + H2O[in] → a 2-oxo carboxylate[in] + ammonium[in] + an electron-transfer quinol[membrane]

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
a D-aminoacyl-[tRNA] + H2O → a D-amino acid + an uncharged tRNA + 2 H+
a peptide with an N-terminal D-amino acid + H2O → a peptide + a D-amino acid + H+

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
an L-amino acid = a D-amino acid
an N-acylated-D-amino acid + H2O = a D-amino acid + a carboxylate
an N-carbamoyl D-amino acid + H+ + H2O = a D-amino acid + ammonium + CO2
acetyl-CoA + a D-amino acid = an N-acetyl-D-amino acid + coenzyme A + H+

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

In Redox half-reactions:
a 2-oxo carboxylate[in] + ammonium[in] + 2 H+[in] + 2 e-[membrane]a D-amino acid[in] + H2O[in]


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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