Chemical Component Summary

NameSERINE
Identifiers(2S)-2-amino-3-hydroxy-propanoic acid
FormulaC3 H7 N O3
Molecular Weight105.09
TypeL-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILESN[C@@H](CO)C(O)=O
InChIInChI=1S/C3H7NO3/c4-2(1-5)3(6)7/h2,5H,1,4H2,(H,6,7)/t2-/m0/s1
InChIKeyMTCFGRXMJLQNBG-REOHCLBHSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count14
Chiral Atom Count1
Bond Count13
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00133 
NameSerine
Groups
  • investigational
  • nutraceutical
DescriptionA non-essential amino acid occurring in natural form as the L-isomer. It is synthesized from glycine or threonine. It is involved in the biosynthesis of purines; pyrimidines; and other amino acids.
Synonyms
  • Serine
  • L-Serine
  • Serinum
  • beta-Hydroxyalanine
  • (S)-2-Amino-3-hydroxypropanoic acid
Brand Names
  • 4.25%travasol Amino Acid InJ.W.elecw.5%dex.
  • Aminosyn HF
  • ProSol
  • Olimel 3.3% E
  • Aminosyn 8.5%
IndicationUsed as a natural moisturizing agent in some cosmetics and skin care products.
Categories
  • Amino Acids
  • Amino Acids, Neutral
  • Amino Acids, Peptides, and Proteins
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Supplements
CAS number56-45-1

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Cystathionine beta-synthaseMPSETPQAEVGPTGCPHRSGPHSAKGSLEKGSPEDKEAKEPLWIRPDAPS...unknown
L-serine dehydratase/L-threonine deaminaseMMSGEPLHVKTPIRDSMALSKMAGTSVYLKMDSAQPSGSFKIRGIGHFCK...unknown
Serine racemaseMCAQYCISFADVEKAHINIRDSIHLTPVLTSSILNQLTGRNLFFKCELFQ...unknown
Serine palmitoyltransferase 2MRPEPGGCCCRRTVRANGCVANGEVRNGYVRSSAAAAAAAAAGQIHHVTQ...unknown
Serine palmitoyltransferase 1MATATEQWVLVEMVQALYEAPAYHLILEGILILWIIRLLFSKTYKLQERS...unknown
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Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682