Chemical Component Summary

Name SPERMIDINE
Identifiers N-(3-aminopropyl)butane-1,4-diamine
Formula C7 H19 N3
Molecular Weight 145.246  g/mol
Type NON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILES NCCCCNCCCN
InChI InChI=1S/C7H19N3/c8-4-1-2-6-10-7-3-5-9/h10H,1-9H2
InChIKey ATHGHQPFGPMSJY-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge 0
Atom Count 29
Chiral Atom Count 0
Chiral Atoms n/a
Bond Count 28
Aromatic Bond Count 0
Leaving Atoms n/a

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank ID DB03566   (Stereoisomeric match)
Name Spermidine
Groups experimental
Description Spermidine is a polyamine formed from putrescine. It is found in almost all tissues in association with nucleic acids. It is found as a cation at all pH values, and is thought to help stabilize some membranes and nucleic acid structures. It is a precursor of spermine.
Synonyms
  • 1,5,10-Triazadecane
  • 1,8-Diamino-4-azaoctane
  • 4-Azaoctane-1,8-diamine
  • N-(3-Aminopropyl)-1,4-butane-diamine
  • N-(3-Aminopropyl)-1,4-butanediamine
CAS number 124-20-9
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