S-Aminoethyl-L-cysteine

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S-Aminoethyl-L-cysteine
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
(R)-2-Amino-3-(2-amino-ethylsulfanyl)-propionic acid
Other names
thialysine; L-3-[(2-aminoethyl)thio]alanine; L-4-thialysine; thiosine
Identifiers
2936-69-8 N
4099-35-8 (HCl) N
ChEBI CHEBI:497734 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL397565 YesY
ChemSpider 89945 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 99558
Properties
C5H12N2O2S
Molar mass 164.23 g·mol−1
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

S-Aminoethyl-L-cysteine, also known as thialysine, is a toxic analog of the amino acid lysine in which the second carbon of the amino acid's R-group (side chain) has been replaced with a sulfur atom.

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