MetaCyc Compound: selenide

Synonyms: selenide ion, Se-2

Superclasses: an ion an anion

Chemical Formula: Se

Molecular Weight: 78.96 Daltons

Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 81.9321718642 Daltons

SMILES: [Se--]

InChI: InChI=1S/Se/q-2


Unification Links: CAS:22541-48-6 , ChEBI:15076 , ChemSpider:96846 , MetaboLights:MTBLC15076 , PubChem:107674

Standard Gibbs Free Energy of Change Formation (ΔfG in kcal/mol): -1.2482376 Inferred by computational analysis [Latendresse13]

Reactions known to consume the compound:

L-selenocysteine biosynthesis I (bacteria) , L-selenocysteine biosynthesis II (archaea and eukaryotes) :
selenide + ATP + H2O → selenophosphate + AMP + phosphate

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
L-selenocysteine + an unknown reduced electron acceptor = L-alanine + selenide + an unknown oxidized electron acceptor + 2 H+

This compound has been characterized as a cofactor or prosthetic group of the following enzymes: L-thyroxine 5-deiodinase , 3,5,3'-triiodo-L-thyronine 5-deiodinase , L-thyroxine 5'-deiodinase , L-thyroxine 5'-deiodinase , 3,3',5'-triiodo-L-thyronine 5'-deiodinase , glutathione peroxidase , NADP-dependent formate dehydrogenase , nicotinate hydroxylase


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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