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MetaCyc Compound: methyl iodide

Superclasses: an organohalogen compounda haloalkanean iodoalkane
an organohalogen compoundan organoiodine compoundan iodoalkane

Chemical Formula: CH3I

Molecular Weight: 141.94 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 141.9279430963 Daltons

methyl iodide compound structure

SMILES: CI

InChI: InChI=1S/CH3I/c1-2/h1H3

InChIKey: InChIKey=INQOMBQAUSQDDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Unification Links: ChEBI:39282, ChemSpider:6088, KEGG:C18448, PubChem:6328

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): 27.163363Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Reactions known to produce the compound:

methylhalides biosynthesis (plants) :
S-adenosyl-L-methionine + iodide → S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine + methyl iodide

This compound has been characterized as an alternative substrate of the following enzymes: dimethylsulfide:MtsB protein methyltransferase


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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