RefMet Compound Details

MW structure1879 (View MW Metabolite Database details)
RefMet name5-Amino-levulinic acid
Systematic name4-oxo-5-amino-pentanoic acid
SMILESNCC(=O)CCC(O)=O
Exact mass131.058244 (neutral)
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FormulaC5H9NO3View other entries in RefMet with this formula
InChIInChI=1S/C5H9NO3/c6-3-4(7)1-2-5(8)9/h1-3,6H2,(H,8,9)
InChIKeyZGXJTSGNIOSYLO-UHFFFAOYSA-NView other enantiomers/diastereomers of this metabolite in RefMet
Super ClassFatty Acyls
Main ClassFatty acids
Sub ClassAmino FA
Pubchem CID137
Annotation level1   (1:Known structure; 2:Known regiochemistry; 3:Partial structure; 4:Sum-composition)
Human quantitationView measurements in targeted assays on human samples

Table of KEGG reactions in human pathways involving 5-Amino-levulinic acid

Rxn IDKEGG ReactionEnzyme
R00036 2 5-Aminolevulinate <=> Porphobilinogen + 2 H2O5-aminolevulinate hydro-lyase (adding 5-aminolevulinate and cyclizing
R00830 Succinyl-CoA + Glycine <=> 5-Aminolevulinate + CoA + CO2succinyl-CoA:glycine C-succinyltransferase (decarboxylating)

Table of KEGG human pathways containing 5-Amino-levulinic acid

Pathway IDHuman Pathway# of reactions
hsa00860 Porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolism 2
hsa00260 Glycine, serine and threonine metabolism 1
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