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MetaCyc Compound Class: N-methyl-DL-aspartate

Synonyms: N-methyl-aspartic acid

Superclasses: an amino acid or its derivative an amino acid a modified amino acid a methylated amino acid an N-methylated amino acid
an amino acid or its derivative an amino acid a modified amino acid an N-modified amino acid an N-methylated amino acid

<i>N</i>-methyl-DL-aspartate compound structure

Chemical Formula: C5H7NO4

Instances:
N-methyl-D-aspartate

Molecular Weight: 145.12 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 147.0531577825 Daltons

SMILES: CNC(CC(=O)[O-])C(=O)[O-]

InChI: InChI=1S/C5H9NO4/c1-6-3(5(9)10)2-4(7)8/h3,6H,2H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/p-2

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -82.00039 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Reactions known to produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
an N-modified aminoacyl-[tRNA] + H2O → an uncharged tRNA + an N-modified amino acid + 2 H+

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

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

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: methylglutamate dehydrogenase

Credits:
Created 08-Dec-2011 by Caspi R , SRI International


References

Latendresse13: Latendresse M. (2013). "Computing Gibbs Free Energy of Compounds and Reactions in MetaCyc."


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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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