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Version1.0
Created at2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Updated at2022-01-20 18:36:16 UTC
NP-MRD IDNP0000959
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Natural Product Identification
Common NameGlycine
DescriptionGlycine (Gly), is an alpha-amino acid. These are amino acids in which the amino group is attached to the carbon atom immediately adjacent to the carboxylate group (alpha carbon). Amino acids are organic compounds that contain amino (–NH2) and carboxyl (–COOH) functional groups, along with a side chain (R group) specific to each amino acid. Glycine is one of 20 proteinogenic amino acids, i.E., The amino acids used in the biosynthesis of proteins. Glycine is found in all organisms ranging from bacteria to plants to animals. It is classified as an aliphatic, non-polar amino acid and is the simplest of all amino acids. In humans, glycine is a nonessential amino acid, although experimental animals show reduced growth on low-glycine diets. The average adult human ingests 3 to 5 grams of glycine daily. Glycine is a colorless, sweet-tasting crystalline solid. It is the only achiral proteinogenic amino acid. Glycine was discovered in 1820 by the French chemist Henri Braconnot when he hydrolyzed gelatin by boiling it with sulfuric acid. The name comes from the Greek word glucus or "sweet tasting". Glycine is biosynthesized in the body from the amino acid serine, which is in turn derived from 3-phosphoglycerate. In the liver of vertebrates, glycine synthesis is catalyzed by glycine synthase (also called glycine cleavage enzyme). In addition to being synthesized from serine, glycine can also be derived from threonine, choline or hydroxyproline via inter-organ metabolism of the liver and kidneys. Glycine is degraded via three pathways. The predominant pathway in animals and plants is the reverse of the glycine synthase pathway. In this context, the enzyme system involved glycine metabolism is called the glycine cleavage system. The glycine cleavage system catalyzes the oxidative conversion of glycine into carbon dioxide and ammonia, with the remaining one-carbon unit transferred to folate as methylenetetrahydrofolate. It is the main catabolic pathway for glycine and it also contributes to one-carbon metabolism. Patients with a deficiency of this enzyme system have increased glycine in plasma, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) with an increased CSF:Plasma glycine ratio (PMID: 16151895 ). Glycine levels are effectively measured in plasma in both normal patients and those with inborn errors of glycine metabolism (http://Www.Dcnutrition.Com/AminoAcids/). Nonketotic hyperglycinaemia (OMIM: 606899 ) Is an autosomal recessive condition caused by deficient enzyme activity of the glycine cleavage enzyme system (EC 2.1.1.10). The glycine cleavage enzyme system comprises four proteins: P-, T-, H- and L-proteins (EC 1.4.4.2, EC 2.1.2.10, And EC 1.8.1.4 For P-, T-, and L-proteins). Mutations have been described in the GLDC (OMIM: 238300 ), AMT (OMIM: 238310 ), And GCSH (OMIM: 238330 ) Genes encoding the P-, T-, and H-proteins respectively. Glycine is involved in the body's production of DNA, hemoglobin, and collagen, and in the release of energy. The principal function of glycine is as a precursor to proteins. Most proteins incorporate only small quantities of glycine, a notable exception being collagen, which contains about 35% glycine. In higher eukaryotes, delta-aminolevulinic acid, the key precursor to porphyrins (needed for hemoglobin and cytochromes), is biosynthesized from glycine and succinyl-CoA by the enzyme ALA synthase. Glycine provides the central C2N subunit of all purines, which are key constituents of DNA and RNA. Glycine is an inhibitory neurotransmitter in the central nervous system, especially in the spinal cord, brainstem, and retina. When glycine receptors are activated, chloride enters the neuron via ionotropic receptors, causing an inhibitory postsynaptic potential (IPSP).
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
Aminoacetic acidChEBI
AminoessigsaeureChEBI
Aminoethanoic acidChEBI
GChEBI
GlyChEBI
GlycinChEBI
GlycocollChEBI
GlykokollChEBI
GlyzinChEBI
H2N-CH2-COOHChEBI
HglyChEBI
LeimzuckerChEBI
AminoacetateGenerator
AminoethanoateGenerator
2-AminoacetateHMDB
2-Aminoacetic acidHMDB
AciportHMDB
Amino-acetateHMDB
Amino-acetic acidHMDB
GlicoaminHMDB
GlycolixirHMDB
GlycostheneHMDB
Gyn-hydralinHMDB
PadilHMDB
Glycine carbonate (1:1), monosodium saltHMDB
Glycine carbonate (2:1), monopotassium saltHMDB
Glycine sulfate (3:1)HMDB
Glycine, monoammonium saltHMDB
Glycine, monosodium saltHMDB
Glycine, sodium hydrogen carbonateHMDB
Monoammonium salt glycineHMDB
Calcium salt glycineHMDB
Glycine hydrochloride (2:1)HMDB
Glycine phosphate (1:1)HMDB
Glycine, monopotasssium saltHMDB
Monopotasssium salt glycineHMDB
Monosodium salt glycineHMDB
Glycine carbonate (2:1), monolithium saltHMDB
Glycine carbonate (2:1), monosodium saltHMDB
Glycine hydrochlorideHMDB
Glycine, copper saltHMDB
Hydrochloride, glycineHMDB
Salt glycine, monoammoniumHMDB
Acid, aminoaceticHMDB
Cobalt salt glycineHMDB
Copper salt glycineHMDB
Glycine phosphateHMDB
Glycine, calcium saltHMDB
Glycine, calcium salt (2:1)HMDB
Glycine, cobalt saltHMDB
Phosphate, glycineHMDB
Salt glycine, monosodiumHMDB
Glycine, monopotassium saltMeSH
Monopotassium salt glycineMeSH
Salt glycine, monopotassiumMeSH
Chemical FormulaC2H5NO2
Average Mass75.0666 Da
Monoisotopic Mass75.03203 Da
IUPAC Name2-aminoacetic acid
Traditional Nameglycine
CAS Registry Number56-40-6
SMILES
NCC(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C2H5NO2/c3-1-2(4)5/h1,3H2,(H,4,5)
InChI KeyDHMQDGOQFOQNFH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionDepositor IDDeposition DateView
1D NMR1H NMR Spectrum (1D, 500 MHz, H2O, experimental)Wishart Lab2021-06-20View Spectrum
2D NMR[1H, 13C]-HSQC NMR Spectrum (2D, 600 MHz, H2O, experimental)Wishart Lab2021-06-20View Spectrum
1D NMR13C NMR Spectrum (1D, 400 MHz, H2O, simulated)Varshavi.d262021-07-25View Spectrum
1D NMR1H NMR Spectrum (1D, 700 MHz, H2O, simulated)Ahselim2022-01-20View Spectrum
1D NMR1H NMR Spectrum (1D, 700 MHz, H2O, experimental)Ahselim2022-01-20View Spectrum
Species
Species of Origin
Species NameSourceReference
Abelmoschus esculentusFooDB
Abramis bramaFooDB
AcipenserFooDB
AcipenseridaeFooDB
Actinidia chinensisFooDB
Agaricus bisporusFooDB
AgaveFooDB
Allium ampeloprasumFooDB
Allium ascalonicumFooDB
Allium cepaFooDB
Allium cepa L.FooDB
Allium fistulosumFooDB
Allium sativumFooDB
Allium schoenoprasumFooDB
Allium tuberosumFooDB
Alosa sapidissimaFooDB
Aloysia triphylla
AmaranthusFooDB
Amelanchier alnifolia
Anacardium occidentaleFooDB
Ananas comosusFooDB
Anarhichas lupusFooDB
Anas platyrhynchos
AnatidaeFooDB
Anethum graveolensFooDB
Angelica keiskei
AnguillaFooDB
AnguilliformesFooDB
Annona cherimolaFooDB
Annona muricata
Annona reticulata
Annona squamosa
Anoplopoma fimbriaFooDB
Anser anser
Anthriscus cerefoliumFooDB
Antirrhinum majusKNApSAcK Database
Apium graveolensFooDB
Apium graveolens var. dulceFooDB
Apium graveolens var. rapaceumFooDB
Apium graveolens var. secalinumFooDB
Aplodinotus grunniensFooDB
Arabidopsis thalianaKNApSAcK Database
Arachis hypogaeaFooDB
Archosargus probatocephalusFooDB
Arctium lappaFooDB
Armoracia rusticanaFooDB
Artemisia dracunculusFooDB
Artemisia vulgaris
Artocarpus altilisFooDB
Artocarpus heterophyllusFooDB
Asparagus officinalisFooDB
AstacideaFooDB
Attalea speciosa
Auricularia auricula-judae
Auricularia polytricha
Avena sativa L.FooDB
Averrhoa carambolaFooDB
Basella albaFooDB
Belone beloneFooDB
Benincasa hispida
Bertholletia excelsaFooDB
Beta vulgarisFooDB
Beta vulgaris ssp. ciclaFooDB
Biancaea sappanPlant
Bison bisonFooDB
BivalviaFooDB
Borago officinalisFooDB
Bos taurusFooDB
Bos taurus X Bison bison
BrachyuraFooDB
Brassica alboglabra
Brassica juncea
Brassica napusFooDB
Brassica napus var. napusFooDB
Brassica oleraceaFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. botrytisFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. capitataFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. gemmiferaFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. gongylodesFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. italicaFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. sabaudaFooDB
Brassica oleracea var. viridis
Brassica rapaFooDB
Brassica rapa ssp. chinensisFooDB
Brassica rapa var. pekinensis
Brassica rapa var. rapaFooDB
Brassica ruvo
Brosimum alicastrumFooDB
Brosme brosmeFooDB
Bubalus bubalisFooDB
BuccinidaeFooDB
Byrsonima crassifolia
Caesalpinia sappan L.KNApSAcK Database
Cajanus cajanFooDB
Callinectes sapidusFooDB
Canarium ovatumFooDB
Cancer magisterFooDB
Cannabis sativaCannabisDB
      Not Available
Cantharellus cibariusFooDB
Capparis spinosa
Capra aegagrus hircus
Capsicum annuumKNApSAcK Database
Capsicum annuum L.
Capsicum annuum var. annuumFooDB
Capsicum chinense
Capsicum pubescens
Carica papaya L.FooDB
CarideaFooDB
Carissa macrocarpa
Carthamus tinctoriusFooDB
Carum carviFooDB
CaryaFooDB
Carya illinoinensisFooDB
CastaneaFooDB
Castanea crenataFooDB
Castanea mollissimaFooDB
Castanea sativaFooDB
Catostomus commersoniiFooDB
Ceratonia siliquaFooDB
CervidaeFooDB
Cervus canadensisFooDB
Chamaemelum nobile
Chamerion angustifolium
Chanos chanosFooDB
Chenopodium albumFooDB
Chenopodium quinoaFooDB
Chionoecetes opilioFooDB
Chrysanthemum coronarium
Cicer arietinumFooDB
CichlidaeFooDB
Cichorium endiviaFooDB
Cichorium intybusFooDB
CinnamomumFooDB
Cinnamomum aromaticum
Cinnamomum verum
CirsiumFooDB
Citrullus lanatusFooDB
Citrus ×limon (L.) Burm. f. (pro sp.)FooDB
Citrus aurantiifoliaFooDB
Citrus latifolia
Citrus limonFooDB
Citrus maxima
Citrus paradisiFooDB
Citrus reticulataFooDB
Citrus X sinensis (L.) Osbeck (pro. sp.)FooDB
Clupea harengus harengusFooDB
Clupea pallasiiFooDB
ClupeinaeFooDB
Cocos nuciferaFooDB
Coffea arabica L.FooDB
Coffea canephoraFooDB
Colocasia esculentaFooDB
ColumbaFooDB
ColumbidaeFooDB
Corchorus olitoriusFooDB
CoregonusFooDB
Coregonus artediFooDB
Coriandrum sativum L.FooDB
CorylusFooDB
Corylus avellanaFooDB
Crassostrea gigasFooDB
Crassostrea virginicaFooDB
Crateva religiosa
Crocus sativusFooDB
Cucumis meloFooDB
Cucumis metuliferus
Cucumis sativus L.FooDB
CucurbitaFooDB
Cucurbita maximaFooDB
Cucurbita moschataFooDB
Cuminum cyminum
Curcuma longaFooDB
CyclopteridaeFooDB
Cydonia oblongaFooDB
Cymbopogon citratus
Cynara cardunculus
Cynara scolymusFooDB
Cyprinus carpioFooDB
Daucus carotaFooDB
Daucus carota ssp. sativusFooDB
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Dimocarpus longanFooDB
DioscoreaFooDB
Dioscorea pentaphyllaFooDB
DiospyrosFooDB
Diospyros kakiFooDB
Diospyros virginianaFooDB
Dromaius novaehollandiaeFooDB
Durio zibethinus
Dysphania ambrosioides
ElaeisFooDB
Eleocharis dulcis
Elettaria cardamomum
Empetrum nigrum
EngraulidaeFooDB
Engraulis encrasicolusFooDB
EpinephelusFooDB
Equus caballusFooDB
Eragrostis tefFooDB
Eriobotrya japonicaFooDB
Eruca vesicaria subsp. Sativa
Esox luciusFooDB
EucheumaFooDB
Eugenia javanica
Eugenia uniflora
Eutrema japonicum
Fagopyrum esculentumFooDB
Fagopyrum tataricum
FagusFooDB
Feijoa sellowianaFooDB
Ficus caricaFooDB
Flammulina velutipes
Foeniculum vulgareFooDB
Fragaria x ananassaFooDB
GadiformesFooDB
GadusFooDB
Gadus macrocephalusFooDB
Gadus morhuaFooDB
Gallus gallusFooDB
Garcinia mangostana
GastropodaFooDB
Gaylussacia baccata
Ginkgo bilobaFooDB
Glycine maxFooDB
GossypiumFooDB
Grifola frondosaFooDB
Hedysarum alpinum
Helianthus annuus L.FooDB
Helianthus tuberosusFooDB
Hibiscus sabbariffa
HippoglossusFooDB
Hippoglossus hippoglossusFooDB
Hippoglossus stenolepisFooDB
Hippophae rhamnoides
Homarus americanusFooDB
Hoplostethus atlanticusFooDB
Hordeum vulgareFooDB
Hyssopus officinalis L.
Ictalurus punctatusFooDB
Illicium verum
Ipomoea aquaticaFooDB
Ipomoea batatasFooDB
JuglansFooDB
Juglans ailanthifolia
Juglans cinereaFooDB
Juglans nigra L.FooDB
Juglans regiaFooDB
Katsuwonus pelamisFooDB
Lablab purpureusFooDB
Lactuca sativaFooDB
Lagenaria siceraria
Lagopus mutaFooDB
LaminariaFooDB
Lathyrus sativus
Laurus nobilis L.
Leiostomus xanthurusFooDB
Lens culinarisFooDB
Lentinus edodesFooDB
Lepidium sativumFooDB
Lepomis gibbosusFooDB
LeporidaeFooDB
Lepus timidusFooDB
Levisticum officinale
Limanda limandaFooDB
Linum usitatissimumFooDB
Litchi chinensisFooDB
Lophius piscatoriusFooDB
Lopholatilus chamaeleonticepsFooDB
Lota lotaFooDB
Luffa aegyptiaca
LupinusFooDB
Lupinus albusFooDB
LutjanidaeFooDB
MacadamiaFooDB
Macadamia tetraphyllaFooDB
Malpighia emarginata
MalusFooDB
Malus pumilaFooDB
Mammea americana
Mangifera indicaKNApSAcK Database
Manihot esculentaFooDB
Manilkara zapotaFooDB
Maranta arundinaceaFooDB
Matricaria recutita
Matteuccia struthiopteris
Medicago sativaFooDB
Melanitta fusca
Melanogrammus aeglefinusFooDB
Meleagris gallopavoFooDB
Melissa officinalis L.
Mentha
Mentha aquatica
Mentha arvensis
Mentha spicataFooDB
Mentha x piperitaFooDB
Merlangius merlangusFooDB
Mespilus germanica
Metroxylon sagu
Micromesistius poutassouFooDB
Micropogonias undulatusFooDB
Microstomus kittFooDB
Mirabilis jalpaKNApSAcK Database
Molva molvaFooDB
Momordica charantiaFooDB
Morchellaceae
Morella rubra
Moringa oleiferaFooDB
Morone saxatilisFooDB
Morus
Morus nigra
Mugil cephalusFooDB
Musa acuminataFooDB
Musa x paradisiacaFooDB
Myrica
Myristica fragransFooDB
MytilidaeFooDB
Mytilus edulisFooDB
NelumboFooDB
Nelumbo nuciferaFooDB
Nephelium lappaceum
NephropidaeFooDB
Nephrops norvegicusFooDB
Numida meleagrisFooDB
Nuphar lutea
Ocimum basilicumFooDB
Octopus vulgarisFooDB
Odocoileus
Oenothera biennisFooDB
Olea europaeaFooDB
Oncorhynchus gorbuschaFooDB
Oncorhynchus ketaFooDB
Oncorhynchus kisutchFooDB
Oncorhynchus mykissFooDB
Oncorhynchus nerkaFooDB
Oncorhynchus tshawytschaFooDB
Ophiodon elongatusFooDB
OpuntiaFooDB
Opuntia cochenilliferaFooDB
Opuntia macrorhiza
Origanum majorana
Origanum onites
Origanum vulgareFooDB
Origanum X majoricumFooDB
OryctolagusFooDB
Oryza rufipogonFooDB
Oryza sativaFooDB
OsmeridaeFooDB
Osmerus mordaxFooDB
Ovis ariesFooDB
Pachyrhizus erosusFooDB
PalinuridaeFooDB
Panax ginseng
Pangium edule
Panicum miliaceumFooDB
PapaverFooDB
Paralithodes camtschaticusFooDB
Passiflora edulisFooDB
Pastinaca sativaFooDB
PectinidaeFooDB
Pediomelum esculentumFooDB
Peprilus triacanthusFooDB
PerciformesFooDB
PercoideiFooDB
Perideridia oregana
Persea americanaFooDB
Petasites japonicus
Petroselinum crispumFooDB
Phaseolus coccineus
Phaseolus lunatusFooDB
Phaseolus vulgarisFooDB
PhasianidaeFooDB
Phasianus colchicusFooDB
Phoenix dactyliferaFooDB
Photinia melanocarpa
Phyllostachys edulisFooDB
PhysalisFooDB
Physalis philadelphica var. immaculata
Phytolacca americana
Pimenta dioica
Pimpinella anisum
PinusFooDB
Pinus edulisFooDB
Piper nigrum L.FooDB
Pistacia veraFooDB
Pisum sativumFooDB
PleuronectidaeFooDB
PleuronectiformesFooDB
Pleurotus ostreatusFooDB
Plumbago zeylanicaKNApSAcK Database
PollachiusFooDB
Pollachius pollachiusFooDB
Polygonum alpinum
Pomatomus saltatrixFooDB
Portulaca oleraceaFooDB
Pouteria sapotaFooDB
Prunus armeniacaFooDB
Prunus avium
Prunus avium L.FooDB
Prunus cerasusFooDB
Prunus domesticaFooDB
Prunus dulcisFooDB
Prunus persicaFooDB
Prunus persica var. nucipersicaFooDB
Prunus persica var. persicaFooDB
Prunus tomentosa
Prunus virginiana
Psidium cattleianumFooDB
Psidium guajavaFooDB
Psophocarpus tetragonolobusFooDB
Punica granatumFooDB
Pyrus communisFooDB
Pyrus pyrifoliaFooDB
QuercusFooDB
RanidaeFooDB
Raphanus sativusFooDB
Raphanus sativus var. longipinnatusFooDB
Raphanus sativus var. sativus
Reinhardtius hippoglossoidesFooDB
Rheum rhabarbarumFooDB
Ribes aureum
Ribes glandulosum
Ribes nigrumFooDB
Ribes rubrumFooDB
Ribes uva-crispaFooDB
RosaFooDB
Rubus arcticus
Rubus chamaemorus
Rubus idaeus
Rubus occidentalis
Rubus spectabilis
RumexFooDB
Rumex acetosaFooDB
Rumex articus
Saccharina japonicaFooDB
Sagittaria latifolia
Salix pulchra
Salmo salarFooDB
Salmo trutta forma truttaFooDB
SalmonidaeFooDB
SalvelinusFooDB
Salvelinus namaycushFooDB
Salvia elegans
Salvia hispanicaFooDB
Salvia officinalisFooDB
Salvia rosmarinusFooDB
Sambucus nigra
Sambucus nigra L.FooDB
Sander luciopercaFooDB
Satureja hortensis L.
Satureja montana
Scomberomorus cavallaFooDB
Scomberomorus maculatusFooDB
ScombridaeFooDB
Scophthalmus maximusFooDB
Scorzonera hispanicaFooDB
SebastesFooDB
Sebastes alutusFooDB
Sebastes viviparusFooDB
Secale cerealeFooDB
Sechium eduleFooDB
SepiidaeFooDB
Seriola lalandiFooDB
Sesamum indicumFooDB
Sesbania bispinosa
SiluriformesFooDB
Sinapis albaFooDB
Sisymbrium
Solanum lycopersicumFooDB
Solanum lycopersicum L.KNApSAcK Database
Solanum lycopersicum var. cerasiforme
Solanum lycopersicum var. lycopersicumFooDB
Solanum melongenaFooDB
Solanum quitoense
Solanum tuberosumFooDB
SoleidaeFooDB
Sorbus aucuparia
Sorghum bicolorFooDB
Spinacia oleraceaFooDB
SpirulinaFooDB
Spondias mangiferaKNApSAcK Database
SqualiformesFooDB
Squalus acanthiasFooDB
Stenodus leucichthysFooDB
Stenotomus chrysopsFooDB
Struthio camelusFooDB
Sus scrofaFooDB
Sus scrofa domesticaFooDB
Syzygium aromaticumFooDB
Syzygium cumini
Syzygium jambos
Tamarindus indicaFooDB
Taraxacum officinaleFooDB
Tetragonia tetragonioides
TeuthidaFooDB
Thelesperma
Theobroma cacaoFooDB
ThunnusFooDB
Thunnus albacaresFooDB
Thunnus thynnusFooDB
Thymus pulegioides
Thymus vulgarisFooDB
Tilia cordata
Tilia L.FooDB
Trachinotus carolinusFooDB
Trachurus symmetricusFooDB
Tragopogon porrifolius
Trigonella foenum-graecumFooDB
Trisopterus esmarkiiFooDB
TriticumFooDB
Triticum aestivumKNApSAcK Database
Triticum durumFooDB
Triticum speltaFooDB
Triticum turanicumFooDB
Typha angustifolia
Undaria pinnatifidaFooDB
VacciniumFooDB
Vaccinium angustifolium
Vaccinium angustifolium X Vaccinium corymbosum
Vaccinium arboreum
Vaccinium corymbosumFooDB
Vaccinium deliciosum
Vaccinium elliottii
Vaccinium macrocarpon
Vaccinium myrtilloides
Vaccinium myrtillusFooDB
Vaccinium ovalifolium
Vaccinium ovatum
Vaccinium oxycoccos
Vaccinium parvifolium
Vaccinium reticulatum
Vaccinium stamineum
Vaccinium uliginosum
Vaccinium vitis-idaeaFooDB
Valerianella locustaFooDB
Vanilla
Verbena officinalis
Viburnum edule
Vicia fabaFooDB
Vigna aconitifolia
Vigna angularisFooDB
Vigna mungoFooDB
Vigna radiataFooDB
Vigna umbellata
Vigna unguiculataKNApSAcK Database
Vigna unguiculata ssp. cylindricaFooDB
Vigna unguiculata ssp. unguiculataFooDB
Vigna unguiculata var. sesquipedalisFooDB
Virola surinamensisFooDB
VitisFooDB
Vitis aestivalis
Vitis labrusca
Vitis rotundifolia
Vitis vinifera L.FooDB
Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Xiphias gladiusFooDB
Zea mays L.FooDB
Zingiber officinaleFooDB
ZizaniaFooDB
Zizania aquatica
Ziziphus zizyphus
Zoarces americanusFooDB
Species Where Detected
Species NameSourceReference
Escherichia coliKNApSAcK Database
Homo sapiens (Serum)KNApSAcK Database
Homo sapiens (Urine)KNApSAcK Database
Chemical Taxonomy
Description Belongs to the class of organic compounds known as alpha amino acids. These are amino acids in which the amino group is attached to the carbon atom immediately adjacent to the carboxylate group (alpha carbon).
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassCarboxylic acids and derivatives
Sub ClassAmino acids, peptides, and analogues
Direct ParentAlpha amino acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Alpha-amino acid
  • Amino acid
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Organic nitrogen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary amine
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Organopnictogen compound
  • Primary aliphatic amine
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point262.2 °CNot Available
Boiling Point240.94 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)The Good Scents Company Information System
Water Solubility249 mg/mLNot Available
LogP-3.21Hansch CH, Leo A and Hoekman DH. "Exploring QSAR: Hydrophobic, Electronic, and Steric Constraints. Volume 1" ACS Publications (1995).
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility552 g/LALOGPS
logP-3.3ALOGPS
logP-3.4ChemAxon
logS0.87ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)2.31ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)9.24ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area63.32 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity16 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability6.65 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
BioavailabilityYesChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterNoChemAxon
Veber's RuleNoChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleNoChemAxon
HMDB IDHMDB0000123
DrugBank IDDB00145
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB000484
KNApSAcK IDC00001361
Chemspider ID730
KEGG Compound IDC00037
BioCyc IDGLY
BiGG ID33610
Wikipedia LinkGlycine
METLIN ID20
PubChem Compound750
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID15428
Good Scents IDrw1008481
References
General References
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