5-Aminoimidazole ribotide

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5-Aminoimidazole ribotide
Aminoimidazole ribotide.svg
Names
IUPAC name
[5-(5-aminoimidazol-1-yl)-3,4-dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]methyl dihydrogen phosphate
Other names
AIR,
[5-(5-amino-1-imidazolyl)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-tetrahydrofuranyl]methyl dihydrogen phosphate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
KEGG
MeSH aminoimidazole+ribotide
Properties
C8H14N3O7P
Molar mass 295.186 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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5'-Phosphoribosyl-5-aminoimidazole (or aminoimidazole ribotide) is an intermediate in the formation of purines. Thus, it is an intermediate in the adenine pathway, and is synthesized from 5'-phosphoribosylformylglycinamidine by AIR synthetase.

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