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Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2013-05-29 19:30:03 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB01022
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameSuccinyl-CoA
DescriptionSuccinyl-CoA is an important intermediate in the citric acid cycle, where it is synthesized from α-Ketoglutarate by α-ketoglutarate dehydrogenase (EC 1.2.4.2) through decarboxylation, and is converted into succinate through the hydrolytic release of coenzyme A by succinyl-CoA synthetase (EC 6.2.1.5). Succinyl-CoA may be an end product of peroxisomal beta-oxidation of dicarboxylic fatty acids; the identification of an apparently specific succinyl-CoA thioesterase (ACOT4, EC 3.1.2.3, hydrolyzes succinyl-CoA) in peroxisomes strongly suggests that succinyl-CoA is formed in peroxisomes. Acyl-CoA thioesterases (ACOTs) are a family of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of the CoA esters of various lipids to the free acids and coenzyme A, thereby regulating levels of these compounds. (PMID: 16141203 ).
Structure
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Synonyms
  1. CoA S-(hydrogen succinate)
  2. CoA S-succinate
  3. Coenzyme A S-(hydrogen succinate)
  4. Coenzyme A S-succinate
  5. S-(Hydrogen butanedioate
  6. S-(Hydrogen butanedioate) CoA
  7. S-(Hydrogen butanedioate) Coenzyme A
  8. S-(Hydrogen butanedioic acid
  9. S-Succinoylcoenzyme A
  10. Suc-co-A
  11. Suc-coa
  12. Succ-CoA
  13. Succ-Coenzyme A
  14. Succ-coenzyme-A
  15. Succ-S-CoA
  16. Succ-S-Coenzyme A
  17. Succ-S-coenzyme-A
  18. Succino-1-yl-coenzyme a
  19. Succinyl CoA
  20. Succinyl coenzyme A
  21. Succinyl-S-CoA
  22. Succinyl-S-Coenzyme A
  23. Succinyl-S-coenzyme-A
  24. Succinylcoenzyme-A
Chemical FormulaC25H40N7O19P3S
Average Molecular Weight867.607
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight867.131252359
IUPAC Name4-{[2-(3-{3-[({[({[(2R,3S,4R,5R)-5-(6-amino-9H-purin-9-yl)-4-hydroxy-3-(phosphonooxy)oxolan-2-yl]methoxy}(hydroxy)phosphoryl)oxy](hydroxy)phosphoryl}oxy)methyl]-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutanamido}propanamido)ethyl]sulfanyl}-4-oxobutanoic acid
Traditional IUPAC Name4-({2-[3-(3-{[({[(2R,3S,4R,5R)-5-(6-aminopurin-9-yl)-4-hydroxy-3-(phosphonooxy)oxolan-2-yl]methoxy(hydroxy)phosphoryl}oxy(hydroxy)phosphoryl)oxy]methyl}-2-hydroxy-3-methylbutanamido)propanamido]ethyl}sulfanyl)-4-oxobutanoic acid
CAS Registry Number604-98-8
SMILES
CC(C)(COP(O)(=O)OP(O)(=O)OC[C@H]1O[C@H]([C@H](O)[C@@H]1OP(O)(O)=O)N1C=NC2=C1N=CN=C2N)C(O)C(=O)NCCC(=O)NCCSC(=O)CCC(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C25H40N7O19P3S/c1-25(2,20(38)23(39)28-6-5-14(33)27-7-8-55-16(36)4-3-15(34)35)10-48-54(45,46)51-53(43,44)47-9-13-19(50-52(40,41)42)18(37)24(49-13)32-12-31-17-21(26)29-11-30-22(17)32/h11-13,18-20,24,37-38H,3-10H2,1-2H3,(H,27,33)(H,28,39)(H,34,35)(H,43,44)(H,45,46)(H2,26,29,30)(H2,40,41,42)/t13-,18-,19-,20?,24-/m1/s1
InChI KeyVNOYUJKHFWYWIR-FZEDXVDRSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
KingdomOrganic Compounds
Super ClassLipids
ClassFatty Acid Esters
Sub ClassAcyl CoAs
Other Descriptors
  • Aromatic Heteropolycyclic Compounds
Substituents
  • 1 Phosphoribosyl Imidazole
  • Aminopyrimidine
  • Carboxamide Group
  • Carboxylic Acid
  • Carboxylic Thioester
  • Coenzyme A
  • Glycosyl Compound
  • Imidazole
  • Imidazopyrimidine
  • Monosaccharide Phosphate
  • N Glycosyl Compound
  • Organic Hypophosphite
  • Organic Phosphite
  • Organic Pyrophosphate
  • Oxolane
  • Pentose Monosaccharide
  • Phosphoric Acid Ester
  • Purine
  • Purine Ribonucleoside 3',5' Bisphosphate
  • Pyrimidine
  • Saccharide
  • Secondary Alcohol
  • Secondary Carboxylic Acid Amide
  • Thiocarboxylic Acid Ester
Direct ParentAcyl CoAs
Ontology
StatusExpected and Not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Component of Butanoate metabolism
  • Component of C5-Branched dibasic acid metabolism
  • Component of Glycine, serine and threonine metabolism
  • Component of Propanoate metabolism
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
Application
  • Nutrients
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
  • Mitochondria
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility3.84 g/LALOGPS
logP-0.61ALOGPS
logP-7.2ChemAxon
logS-2.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)0.82ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)4.98ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-5ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count19ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count10ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area400.93ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count23ChemAxon
Refractivity183.1ChemAxon
Polarizability74.96ChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
  • Mitochondria
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue Location
  • Muscle
  • Testes
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Citric Acid CycleSMP00057map00020
Glycine and Serine MetabolismSMP00004map00260
Propanoate MetabolismSMP00016map00640
Threonine and 2-Oxobutanoate DegradationSMP00452Not Available
Valine, Leucine and Isoleucine DegradationSMP00032map00280
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB022375
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID388307
KEGG Compound IDC00091
BioCyc ID3-METHYLBENZYLSUCCINYL-COA
BiGG ID33820
Wikipedia LinkSuccinyl-CoA
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB01022
Metagene LinkHMDB01022
METLIN ID5951
PubChem Compound439161
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID15380
References
Synthesis ReferenceWollemann, M. Mechanism of the succinyl-coenzyme A synthesis in brain extracts. Acta Physiologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae (1959), 16 153-4.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. Tanaka H, Kohroki J, Iguchi N, Onishi M, Nishimune Y: Cloning and characterization of a human orthologue of testis-specific succinyl CoA: 3-oxo acid CoA transferase (Scot-t) cDNA. Mol Hum Reprod. 2002 Jan;8(1):16-23. Pubmed: 11756565
  2. Elpeleg O, Miller C, Hershkovitz E, Bitner-Glindzicz M, Bondi-Rubinstein G, Rahman S, Pagnamenta A, Eshhar S, Saada A: Deficiency of the ADP-forming succinyl-CoA synthase activity is associated with encephalomyopathy and mitochondrial DNA depletion. Am J Hum Genet. 2005 Jun;76(6):1081-6. Epub 2005 Apr 22. Pubmed: 15877282
  3. Westin MA, Hunt MC, Alexson SE: The identification of a succinyl-CoA thioesterase suggests a novel pathway for succinate production in peroxisomes. J Biol Chem. 2005 Nov 18;280(46):38125-32. Epub 2005 Aug 31. Pubmed: 16141203

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in 5-aminolevulinate synthase activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
ALAS2
Uniprot ID:
P22557
Molecular weight:
64632.86
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + Glycine → 5-Aminolevulinic acid + Coenzyme A + CO(2)details
Succinyl-CoA + Glycine → 5-Aminolevulinic acid + Coenzyme A + Carbon dioxidedetails
General function:
Involved in 5-aminolevulinate synthase activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
ALAS1
Uniprot ID:
P13196
Molecular weight:
70580.325
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + Glycine → 5-Aminolevulinic acid + Coenzyme A + CO(2)details
Succinyl-CoA + Glycine → 5-Aminolevulinic acid + Coenzyme A + Carbon dioxidedetails
General function:
Involved in transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups
Specific function:
Abolishes BNIP3-mediated apoptosis and mitochondrial damage.
Gene Name:
ACAA2
Uniprot ID:
P42765
Molecular weight:
41923.82
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + Acetyl-CoA → Coenzyme A + 3-Oxoadipyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
ACAA1
Uniprot ID:
P09110
Molecular weight:
34664.46
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + Acetyl-CoA → Coenzyme A + 3-Oxoadipyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in transferase activity, transferring acyl groups other than amino-acyl groups
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
HADHB
Uniprot ID:
P55084
Molecular weight:
51293.955
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + Acetyl-CoA → Coenzyme A + 3-Oxoadipyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in oxidoreductase activity
Specific function:
Lipoamide dehydrogenase is a component of the glycine cleavage system as well as of the alpha-ketoacid dehydrogenase complexes. Involved in the hyperactivation of spermatazoa during capacitation and in the spermatazoal acrosome reaction.
Gene Name:
DLD
Uniprot ID:
P09622
Molecular weight:
54176.91
General function:
Involved in isomerase activity
Specific function:
Involved in the degradation of several amino acids, odd-chain fatty acids and cholesterol via propionyl-CoA to the tricarboxylic acid cycle. MCM has different functions in other species.
Gene Name:
MUT
Uniprot ID:
P22033
Molecular weight:
83133.755
Reactions
Methylmalonyl-CoA → Succinyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (succinyl-transferring) activity
Specific function:
The 2-oxoglutarate dehydrogenase complex catalyzes the overall conversion of 2-oxoglutarate to succinyl-CoA and CO(2). It contains multiple copies of three enzymatic components: 2-oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (E1), dihydrolipoamide succinyltransferase (E2) and lipoamide dehydrogenase (E3).
Gene Name:
OGDH
Uniprot ID:
Q02218
Molecular weight:
48179.59
General function:
Involved in CoA-transferase activity
Specific function:
Key enzyme for ketone body catabolism. Transfers the CoA moiety from succinate to acetoacetate. Formation of the enzyme-CoA intermediate proceeds via an unstable anhydride species formed between the carboxylate groups of the enzyme and substrate.
Gene Name:
OXCT1
Uniprot ID:
P55809
Molecular weight:
56157.175
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + a 3-oxo acid → Succinic acid + a 3-oxoacyl-CoAdetails
Succinyl-CoA + Acetoacetic acid → Succinic acid + Acetoacetyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in CoA-transferase activity
Specific function:
Key enzyme for ketone body catabolism. Transfers the CoA moiety from succinate to acetoacetate. Formation of the enzyme-CoA intermediate proceeds via an unstable anhydride species formed between the carboxylate groups of the enzyme and substrate (By similarity).
Gene Name:
OXCT2
Uniprot ID:
Q9BYC2
Molecular weight:
56139.41
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + a 3-oxo acid → Succinic acid + a 3-oxoacyl-CoAdetails
Succinyl-CoA + Acetoacetic acid → Succinic acid + Acetoacetyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the ATP- or GTP-dependent ligation of succinate and CoA to form succinyl-CoA. The nature of the beta subunit determines the nucleotide specificity (By similarity).
Gene Name:
SUCLG1
Uniprot ID:
P53597
Molecular weight:
36249.505
Reactions
Guanosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → Guanosine diphosphate + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
Adenosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → ADP + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
Inosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → IDP + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the GTP-dependent ligation of succinate and CoA to form succinyl-CoA (By similarity).
Gene Name:
SUCLG2
Uniprot ID:
Q96I99
Molecular weight:
47731.605
Reactions
Guanosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → Guanosine diphosphate + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
Inosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → IDP + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in acyltransferase activity
Specific function:
The 2-oxoglutarate dehydrogenase complex catalyzes the overall conversion of 2-oxoglutarate to succinyl-CoA and CO(2). It contains multiple copies of 3 enzymatic components: 2-oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (E1), dihydrolipoamide succinyltransferase (E2) and lipoamide dehydrogenase (E3).
Gene Name:
DLST
Uniprot ID:
P36957
Molecular weight:
48754.87
Reactions
Succinyl-CoA + enzyme N(6)-(dihydrolipoyl)lysine → Coenzyme A + enzyme N(6)-(S-succinyldihydrolipoyl)lysinedetails
Succinyl-CoA + Enzyme N6-(dihydrolipoyl)lysine → Coenzyme A + [Dihydrolipoyllysine-residue succinyltransferase] S-succinyldihydrolipoyllysinedetails
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the ATP-dependent ligation of succinate and CoA to form succinyl-CoA (By similarity).
Gene Name:
SUCLA2
Uniprot ID:
Q9P2R7
Molecular weight:
50316.88
Reactions
Adenosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → ADP + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
Guanosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → Guanosine diphosphate + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
Inosine triphosphate + Succinic acid + Coenzyme A → IDP + Phosphoric acid + Succinyl-CoAdetails
General function:
Involved in oxoglutarate dehydrogenase (succinyl-transferring) activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
OGDHL
Uniprot ID:
Q9ULD0
Molecular weight:
Not Available