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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:03:58 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB01188
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common Name(S)-2,3-Epoxysqualene
Description(S)-2,3-Epoxysqualene is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of Terpenoid. It is a substrate for Squalene monooxygenase and Lanosterol synthase.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
(S)-Squalene-2,3-epoxideHMDB
Squalene 2,3-epoxideHMDB
Squalene 2,3-oxideHMDB
Chemical FormulaC30H50O
Average Molecular Weight426.7174
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight426.386166222
IUPAC Name(3S)-2,2-dimethyl-3-[(3Z,7E,11Z,15E)-3,7,12,16,20-pentamethylhenicosa-3,7,11,15,19-pentaen-1-yl]oxirane
Traditional Name(3S)-2,2-dimethyl-3-[(3Z,7E,11Z,15E)-3,7,12,16,20-pentamethylhenicosa-3,7,11,15,19-pentaen-1-yl]oxirane
CAS Registry Number9029-62-3
SMILES
CC(C)=CCC\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C/CC\C=C(/C)CC\C=C(\C)CC[C@]1([H])OC1(C)C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C30H50O/c1-24(2)14-11-17-27(5)20-12-18-25(3)15-9-10-16-26(4)19-13-21-28(6)22-23-29-30(7,8)31-29/h14-16,20-21,29H,9-13,17-19,22-23H2,1-8H3/b25-15-,26-16+,27-20+,28-21-/t29-/m0/s1
InChI KeyInChIKey=QYIMSPSDBYKPPY-CBMIWKPVSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as triterpenoids. These are terpene molecules containing 8 isoprene units.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassTriterpenoids
Direct ParentTriterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Triterpenoid
  • Oxacycle
  • Organoheterocyclic compound
  • Ether
  • Oxirane
  • Dialkyl ether
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aliphatic heteromonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic heteromonocyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Component of Terpenoid biosynthesis
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
Application
  • Nutrients
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
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 Solubility0.000416 mg/mLALOGPS
logP8.58ALOGPS
logP9.44ChemAxon
logS-6ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-4.2ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area12.53 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count15ChemAxon
Refractivity143.46 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability55.2 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
  • Endoplasmic reticulum
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationNot Available
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Alendronate pathwaySMP00095Not Available
Atorvastatin PathwaySMP00131Not Available
Cerivastatin PathwaySMP00111Not Available
CHILD SyndromeSMP00387Not Available
Cholesteryl ester storage diseaseSMP00508Not Available
Chondrodysplasia Punctata II, X Linked Dominant (CDPX2)SMP00388Not Available
DesmosterolosisSMP00386Not Available
Fluvastatin PathwaySMP00119Not Available
Hyper-IgD syndromeSMP00509Not Available
HypercholesterolemiaSMP00209Not Available
Ibandronate PathwaySMP00079Not Available
Lovastatin PathwaySMP00099Not Available
Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency (Wolman Disease)SMP00319Not Available
Mevalonic aciduriaSMP00510Not Available
Pamidronate PathwaySMP00117Not Available
Pravastatin PathwaySMP00089Not Available
Risedronate PathwaySMP00112Not Available
Rosuvastatin PathwaySMP00092Not Available
Simvastatin Action PathwaySMP00082Not Available
Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome (SLOS)SMP00389Not Available
Steroid BiosynthesisSMP00023map00100
Wolman diseaseSMP00511Not Available
Zoledronate PathwaySMP00107Not Available
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 IDFDB022476
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC01054
BioCyc IDEPOXYSQUALENE
BiGG ID36708
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB01188
Metagene LinkHMDB01188
METLIN ID3530
PubChem Compound53477723
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID15441
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Catalyzes the cyclization of (S)-2,3 oxidosqualene to lanosterol, a reaction that forms the sterol nucleus.
Gene Name:
LSS
Uniprot ID:
P48449
Molecular weight:
83308.065
General function:
Involved in oxidoreductase activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
DKFZp686B0215
Uniprot ID:
Q5HYI4
Molecular weight:
63793.4