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MetaCyc Compound Class: an L-amino acid

Synonyms: an L-Amino acid, an L-2-amino-acid, L-α-amino acid

Superclasses: an amino acid or its derivative an amino acid

an L-amino acid compound structure

Child Classes: a N-methyl L-amino acid (12) , an aliphatic L-amino acid (0) , an aromatic L-amino acid (16) , an N-acylated-L-amino acid (22) , an N-carbamoyl-L-amino acid (2)

Instances:
(1S,2S)-coronamate ,
(2S,3R)-capreo-mycidine 5 ,
(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-arginine ,
(3S)-3-hydroxy-L-arginine ,
(3S)-3-hydroxy-L-enduracididine ,
(3S)-3-hydroxy-L-asparagine ,
L-2-amino-5-phosphono-3-cis-pentenoate ,
N-hydroxy-L-aspartate ,
S-trans-1-propenyl-L-cysteine ,
S-allyl-L-cysteine ,
S-ethyl-L-cysteine ,
buthionine sulfoximine ,
diphthamide ,
diphthine ,
hypusine ,
L,L-diaminopimelate ,
L-2,3-diaminopropanoate ,
L-2,4-diaminobutanoate ,
L-2-amino-4-chloropent-4-enoate ,
L-2-amino-4-oxo-5-chloropentanoate ,
L-alanine ,
L-anticapsin ,
L-arginine ,
L-asparagine ,
L-aspartate ,
L-aspartyl-4-phosphate ,
L-cystathionine ,
L-cysteine ,
L-dihydroanticapsin ,
L-enduracididine ,
L-ethionine ,
L-glutamate ,
L-glutamine ,
L-histidine ,
L-isoglutamine ,
L-isoleucine ,
L-leucine ,
L-lysine ,
L-methionine ,
L-norvaline ,
L-ornithine ,
L-phenylalanine ,
L-proline ,
L-selenocysteine ,
L-serine ,
L-threonine ,
L-tryptophan ,
L-tyrosine ,
L-valine ,
Nω-hydroxy-L-arginine

SMILES: C([N+])([R])C(=O)[O-]

Unification Links: ChEBI:15705 , KEGG:C00151

Reactions known to consume the compound:

prodigiosin biosynthesis :
(S)-3-acetyloctanal + an L-amino acid → 2-methyl-3-n-amyl-dihydropyrrole + a 2-oxo acid + H2O

rhizocticin A and B biosynthesis :
2-keto-4-hydroxy-5-phosphonopentanoate + an L-amino acid → 2-amino-4-hydroxy-5-phosphonopentanoate + a 2-oxo carboxylate
2-keto-5-phosphono-3-cis-pentenoate + an L-amino acidL-2-amino-5-phosphono-3-cis-pentenoate + a 2-oxo carboxylate

Not in pathways:
a N-methyl L-amino acid + oxygen + H2O → an L-amino acid + formaldehyde + hydrogen peroxide
ATP + 2 an L-amino acid → ADP + a dipeptide + phosphate + H+

Reactions known to produce the compound:

γ-glutamyl cycle :
an (γ-L-glutamyl)-L-amino acid → an L-amino acid + 5-oxo-L-proline

Not in pathways:
a polypeptide + H2O → a polypeptide + an L-amino acid
a peptide + H2O → a peptide + an L-amino acid
a peptide + H2O → an L-amino acid + a peptide

Reactions known to both consume and produce the compound:

Not in pathways:
L-alanine + a 2-oxo carboxylate ↔ pyruvate + an L-amino acid

In Reactions of unknown directionality:

Not in pathways:
S-ureidoglycine + a 2-oxo carboxylate = oxalurate + an L-amino acid
an N-carbamoyl-L-amino acid + H2O + 2 H+ = an L-amino acid + ammonium + CO2
an L-amino acid + NAD+ + H2O = a 2-oxo carboxylate + ammonium + NADH + H+
an L-amino acid = a D-amino acid

Not in pathways:
a 5-L-glutamyl-[peptide] + an amino acid = a 5-L-glutamyl-amino acid + a peptide

In Transport reactions:
an L-amino acid[cytosol]an L-amino acid[periplasmic space]


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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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