3-Hydroxykynurenine

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3-Hydroxykynurenine
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Identifiers
CAS number 484-78-6 N
PubChem 89
ChemSpider 87 YesY
KEGG C02794 YesY
MeSH 3-hydroxykynurenine
ChEBI CHEBI:1547 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL442576 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C10H12N2O4
Molar mass 224.21 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

3-Hydroxykynurenine is a metabolite of tryptophan, which filters UV light in the human lens.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malina, HZ; Martin, XD (1995). "Deamination of 3-hydroxykynurenine in bovine lenses: a possible mechanism of cataract formation in general.". Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 233 (1): 38–44. PMID 7721122. Retrieved 31 August 2011. 


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