S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine

S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine

S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine
Names
IUPAC name
S-(5'-Deoxyadenos-5'-yl)-L-homocysteine
Other names
AdoHcy, 2-S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine,
5'-S-(3-Amino-3-carboxypropyl)-5'-thioadenosine S-adenosylhomocysteine, SAH
Identifiers
 YesY
ChEBI  YesY
ChEMBL  YesY
ChemSpider  YesY
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KEGG  YesY
MeSH
PubChem
Properties
C14H20N6O5S
Molar mass 384.412
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 YesY  (: YesY/N?)

S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine (SAH) is an cysteine and adenosine.

SAH is formed by the demethylation of S-adenosyl-L-methionine (SAM), which can be inhibited by 3-Deazaneplanocin_A.

External links

  • BioCYC E.Coli K-12 Compound: S-adenosyl-L-homocysteine