FME

N-FORMYLMETHIONINE

FME is found in 179 entries.

FME in polymers: 144 entries. Examples include 4CAS 2XQT 2JBL

FME as free ligands, exist in 35 entries. Examples include 5ME0 4NT8 4V6P

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Chemical Component Summary

Name N-FORMYLMETHIONINE
Identifiers (2S)-2-formamido-4-methylsulfanyl-butanoic acid
Formula C6 H11 N O3 S
Molecular Weight 177.221  g/mol
Type L-PEPTIDE LINKING
Isomeric SMILES CSCC[C@H](NC=O)C(O)=O
InChI InChI=1S/C6H11NO3S/c1-11-3-2-5(6(9)10)7-4-8/h4-5H,2-3H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t5-/m0/s1
InChIKey PYUSHNKNPOHWEZ-YFKPBYRVSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 22
Chiral Atom Count 1
Chiral Atoms CA
Bond Count 21
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms n/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB04464   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name N-Formylmethionine
Groups experimental
Description Effective in the initiation of protein synthesis. The initiating methionine residue enters the ribosome as N-formylmethionyl tRNA. This process occurs in Escherichia coli and other bacteria as well as in the mitochondria of eucaryotic cells. [PubChem]

Drug Targets

Name Sequence Search Pharmacological Action Actions
Light-harvesting protein B-800/820 beta chain AEVLTSEQAEELHKHVIDGTRVFLVIAAIAHFLAFTLTPWLH... unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 7A1, mitochondrial MQALRVSQALIRSFSSTARNRFQNRVREKQKLFQEDNDIPLYLKGGIVDN... unknown
Probable L-ascorbate-6-phosphate lactonase UlaG MSKVKSITRESWILSTFPEWGSWLNEEIEQEQVAPGTFAMWWLGCTGIWL... unknown
Cytochrome c oxidase subunit 6A2, mitochondrial MALPLRPLTRGLASAAKGGHGGAGARTWRLLTFVLALPSVALCTFNSYLH... unknown
Respiratory nitrate reductase 1 beta chain MKIRSQVGMVLNLDKCIGCHTCSVTCKNVWTSREGVEYAWFNNVETKPGQ... 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