Pantetheine

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Not to be confused with pantethine.
Pantetheine
Stereo, skeletal formula of pantetheine (R)
Pantetheine molecule
Names
IUPAC name
2,4-Dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-N-[2-(2-sulfanylethylcarbamoyl)ethyl]butanamide
Other names
Pantetheine
Identifiers
496-65-1 R YesY
3DMet B00185
1714196 R
ChEBI CHEBI:16753 N
ChemSpider 466 YesY
388453 R N
EC Number 207-824-1
Jmol 3D model Interactive image
KEGG C00831 N
MeSH Pantetheine
PubChem 479
439322 R
Properties
C11H22N2O4S
Molar mass 278.37 g·mol−1
Related compounds
Related compounds
Pantethine
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Pantetheine is the cysteamine amide analog of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). The dimer of this compound, pantethine is more commonly known, and is considered to be a more potent form of vitamin B5 than pantothenic acid. Pantetheine is an intermediate in the production of coenzyme A by the body.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MB Hoagland, GD Novelli (1954). "Biosynthesis of coenzyme A from phosphopantetheine and of pantetheine from pantothenate". Journal of Biological Chemistry 207: 767–773.