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Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:03:53 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB01137
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameHydroxymethylbilane
DescriptionHydroxymethylbilane is a molecule involved in the metabolism of porphyrin. In the third step, it is generated by the enzyme porphobilinogen deaminase , and in the next step the enzyme uroporphyrinogen III synthase converts it into uroporphyrinogen III. -- Wikipedia.
Structure
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Synonyms
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(Hydroxymethyl)bilaneChEBI
3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,22,23,24-hexahydro-19-(hydroxymethyl)-21H-biline-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acidChEBI
HydroxymethylbilaneChEBI
3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-5,10,15,22,23,24-hexahydro-19-(hydroxymethyl)-21H-biline-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoateGenerator
3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-19-(hydroxymethyl)bilane-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoateHMDB
3,8,13,18-Tetrakis(carboxymethyl)-19-(hydroxymethyl)bilane-2,7,12,17-tetrapropanoic acidHMDB
3-[2-[[4-(2-Carboxyethyl)-5-[[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-5-[[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl]-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl]-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl]-4-(carboxymethyl)-5-(hydroxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-3-yl]propanoateHMDB
3-[2-[[4-(2-Carboxyethyl)-5-[[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-5-[[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl]-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl]-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl]-4-(carboxymethyl)-5-(hydroxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-3-yl]propanoic acidHMDB
Chemical FormulaC40H46N4O17
Average Molecular Weight854.8098
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight854.285796066
IUPAC Name3-(2-{[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-5-{[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-5-{[4-(2-carboxyethyl)-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl}-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl}-3-(carboxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-2-yl]methyl}-4-(carboxymethyl)-5-(hydroxymethyl)-1H-pyrrol-3-yl)propanoic acid
Traditional Namehydroxymethylbilane
CAS Registry Number73023-76-4
SMILES
OCC1=C(CC(O)=O)C(CCC(O)=O)=C(CC2=C(CC(O)=O)C(CCC(O)=O)=C(CC3=C(CC(O)=O)C(CCC(O)=O)=C(CC4=C(CC(O)=O)C(CCC(O)=O)=CN4)N3)N2)N1
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C40H46N4O17/c45-17-32-25(12-40(60)61)21(4-8-36(52)53)29(44-32)15-31-24(11-39(58)59)20(3-7-35(50)51)28(43-31)14-30-23(10-38(56)57)19(2-6-34(48)49)27(42-30)13-26-22(9-37(54)55)18(16-41-26)1-5-33(46)47/h16,41-45H,1-15,17H2,(H,46,47)(H,48,49)(H,50,51)(H,52,53)(H,54,55)(H,56,57)(H,58,59)(H,60,61)
InChI KeyInChIKey=WDFJYRZCZIUBPR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as tetrapyrroles and derivatives. These are polycyclic aromatic compounds containing four pyrrole rings joined by one-carbon units linking position 2 of one pyrrole ring to position 5 of the next.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
ClassTetrapyrroles and derivatives
Sub ClassNot Available
Direct ParentTetrapyrroles and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Tetrapyrrole skeleton
  • Substituted pyrrole
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Pyrrole
  • Azacycle
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic alcohol
  • Primary alcohol
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
Biofunction
  • Component of Porphyrin and chlorophyll metabolism
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locations
  • Cytoplasm (predicted from logP)
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 Solubility0.032 mg/mLALOGPS
logP0.53ALOGPS
logP0.97ChemAxon
logS-4.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)3.25ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-8ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count17ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count13ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area381.79 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count27ChemAxon
Refractivity209.92 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability85.68 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-014u-0000000790-0465e102e331b86b0303View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0006-0000000940-84d7b7307b952e375d11View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-002f-0000000910-4cfaaf03b9bff04a3a7dView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-052o-0000000790-1398b69ce01f9c5d047cView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0006-0000000940-b283797ea8328ef028d6View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-052f-1000001930-9e9b406ad31d6bf35cf0View in MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm (predicted from logP)
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationNot Available
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Acute Intermittent PorphyriaSMP00344Not Available
Congenital Erythropoietic Porphyria (CEP) or Gunther DiseaseSMP00345Not Available
Hereditary Coproporphyria (HCP)SMP00342Not Available
Porphyria Variegata (PV)SMP00346Not Available
Porphyrin MetabolismSMP00024map00860
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 IDFDB022446
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID767
KEGG Compound IDC01024
BioCyc IDHYDROXYMETHYLBILANE
BiGG ID36648
Wikipedia LinkHydroxymethylbilane
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB01137
Metagene LinkHMDB01137
METLIN ID3699
PubChem Compound788
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID16645
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in uroporphyrinogen-III synthase activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes cyclization of the linear tetrapyrrole, hydroxymethylbilane, to the macrocyclic uroporphyrinogen III, the branch point for the various sub-pathways leading to the wide diversity of porphyrins. Porphyrins act as cofactors for a multitude of enzymes that perform a variety of processes within the cell such as methionine synthesis (vitamin B12) or oxygen transport (heme).
Gene Name:
UROS
Uniprot ID:
P10746
Molecular weight:
28627.37
Reactions
Hydroxymethylbilane → Uroporphyrinogen III + Waterdetails
General function:
Involved in hydroxymethylbilane synthase activity
Specific function:
Tetrapolymerization of the monopyrrole PBG into the hydroxymethylbilane pre-uroporphyrinogen in several discrete steps.
Gene Name:
HMBS
Uniprot ID:
P08397
Molecular weight:
39329.74
Reactions
Porphobilinogen + Water → Hydroxymethylbilane + Ammoniadetails