S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine

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S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine
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Identifiers
CAS number 979-92-0 YesY
PubChem 439155
ChemSpider 388301 YesY
KEGG C00021 YesY
MeSH S-Adenosylhomocysteine
ChEBI CHEBI:16680 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL418052 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C14H20N6O5S
Molar mass 384.41 g mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine (SAH) is an amino acid derivative used in several metabolic pathways in most organisms. It is an intermediate in the synthesis of cysteine and adenosine.

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

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