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Creation date2015-10-09 22:27:13 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:09 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000005
FoodDB RecordFDB012683
Chemical Information
NameL-Methionine
DescriptionDietary supplement and nutrient Methionine is an alpha-amino acid with the chemical formula HO2CCH(NH2)CH2CH2SCH3. This essential amino acid is classified as nonpolar. L-Methionine is found in many foods, some of which are broad bean, atlantic cod, celeriac, and rowal.
CAS Number63-68-3
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
(2S)-2-Amino-4-(methylsulfanyl)butanoatebiospider
(2S)-2-Amino-4-(methylsulfanyl)butanoic acidbiospider
(2S)-2-amino-4-(Methylsulphanyl)butanoateGenerator
(2S)-2-amino-4-(Methylsulphanyl)butanoic acidGenerator
(L)-Methioninebiospider
(S)-(-)-Methioninebiospider
(S)-(+)-MethionineHMDB
(S)-2-Amino-4-(methylmercapto)butyric acidbiospider
(S)-2-amino-4-(methylthio)-ButanoateHMDB
(S)-2-amino-4-(methylthio)-Butanoic acidHMDB
(S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butanoatebiospider
(S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acidbiospider
(S)-2-amino-4-(methylthio)ButyrateGenerator
(S)-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acidbiospider
(S)-Methioninebiospider
2-amino-4-(methylthio)ButyrateHMDB
2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acid, (S)-biospider
2-amino-4-MethylthiobutanoateHMDB
a-amino-g-MethylmercaptobutyrateHMDB
a-amino-g-Methylmercaptobutyric acidHMDB
AcimethinHMDB
alpha-amino-alpha-Aminobutyric acidHMDB
alpha-amino-gamma-MethylmercaptobutyrateHMDB
Butanoic acid, 2-amino-4-(methylthio)-, (S)-biospider
CymethionHMDB
g-methylthio-a-AminobutyrateHMDB
g-methylthio-a-Aminobutyric acidHMDB
gamma-methylthio-alpha-AminobutyrateHMDB
gamma-methylthio-alpha-Aminobutyric acidHMDB
H-Met-HHMDB
H-Met-OHHMDB
L-(-)-MethionineChEBI
L-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butanoic acidbiospider
L-2-Amino-4-(methylthio)butyric acidbiospider
L-2-amino-4-Methylthiobutyric acidHMDB
L-a-amino-g-MethylmercaptobutyrateGenerator
L-a-amino-g-Methylmercaptobutyric acidGenerator
L-a-Amino-g-methylthiobutyratebiospider
L-a-Amino-g-methylthiobutyric acidbiospider
L-alpha-amino-gamma-MethylmercaptobutyrateGenerator
L-alpha-Amino-gamma-methylmercaptobutyric acidbiospider
L-alpha-Amino-gamma-methylthiobutyratebiospider
L-alpha-Amino-gamma-methylthiobutyric acidbiospider
L-gamma-Methylthio-alpha-aminobutyric acidbiospider
L-Homocysteine, S-methyl-biospider
L-MethioninChEBI
L-Methioninebiospider
L-MethioninumHMDB
L-α-amino-γ-methylmercaptobutyrateGenerator
L-α-amino-γ-methylmercaptobutyric acidGenerator
L(-)-amino-alpha-amino-alpha-Aminobutyric acidHMDB
L(-)-amino-gamma-Methylthiobutyric acidHMDB
LiquimethHMDB
MChEBI
MepronHMDB
MetChEBI
MethilaninHMDB
METHIONINEChEBI
Methionine, 9CI, INN; L-formdb_source
Methionine, L- (8CI)biospider
MethioninumHMDB
MetioninaHMDB
Neo-methidinHMDB
Poly-L-methionineHMDB
PolymethionineHMDB
S-MethionineHMDB
S-Methyl-L-homocysteineHMDB
Toxin warHMDB
Chemical FormulaC5H11NO2S
IUPAC name(2S)-2-amino-4-(methylsulfanyl)butanoic acid
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C5H11NO2S/c1-9-3-2-4(6)5(7)8/h4H,2-3,6H2,1H3,(H,7,8)/t4-/m0/s1
InChI KeyFFEARJCKVFRZRR-BYPYZUCNSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCSCC[C@H](N)C(O)=O
Average Molecular Weight149.211
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight149.051049291
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as methionine and derivatives. Methionine and derivatives are compounds containing methionine or a derivative thereof resulting from reaction of methionine at the amino group or the carboxy group, or from the replacement of any hydrogen of glycine by a heteroatom.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAmino acids, peptides, and analogues
Direct ParentMethionine and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Methionine or derivatives
  • Alpha-amino acid
  • L-alpha-amino acid
  • Thia fatty acid
  • Fatty acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Amino acid
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Thioether
  • Sulfenyl compound
  • Dialkylthioether
  • Amine
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Primary amine
  • Organosulfur compound
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Primary aliphatic amine
  • Carbonyl group
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logP-1.87HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Experimental Water Solubility56.6 mg/mL at 25 oCYALKOWSKY,SH & DANNENFELSER,RM (1992)
Melting PointMp 283° dec.DFC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 1 g
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Rosa Vazquez Fresnovazquezf@ualberta.ca
Commercial Vendors
AKSci A364
AKSci J93900
Glentham GM0532
Glentham GM9348
MetaSci HMDB0000696
Sigma-Aldrich HMDB0000696
Toronto Research Chemicals M260440