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
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
Properties
C5H12N2O2S
Molar mass 164.22 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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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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