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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:04:53 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB01534
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common Name5-Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid
Description5-Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid is a substrate for Formimidoyltransferase-cyclodeaminase.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
5-FormimidoyltetrahydrofolateKegg
5-Formimidoyltetrahydrofolic acidGenerator
5-FormiminotetrahydrofolateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC20H24N8O6
Average Molecular Weight472.4546
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight472.18188054
IUPAC Name2-[(4-{[(2-amino-5-carboximidoyl-4-oxo-3,4,5,6,7,8-hexahydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}phenyl)formamido]pentanedioic acid
Traditional Name2-[(4-{[(2-amino-5-carboximidoyl-4-oxo-3,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}phenyl)formamido]pentanedioic acid
CAS Registry Number2311-81-1
SMILES
NC1=NC2=C(N(C=N)C(CNC3=CC=C(C=C3)C(=O)NC(CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O)CN2)C(=O)N1
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C20H24N8O6/c21-9-28-12(8-24-16-15(28)18(32)27-20(22)26-16)7-23-11-3-1-10(2-4-11)17(31)25-13(19(33)34)5-6-14(29)30/h1-4,9,12-13,21,23H,5-8H2,(H,25,31)(H,29,30)(H,33,34)(H4,22,24,26,27,32)
InChI KeyInChIKey=YCWUVLPMLLBDCU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as tetrahydrofolic acids. These are heterocyclic compounds based on the 5,6,7,8-tetrahydropteroic acid skeleton conjugated with at least one L-glutamic acid unit.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganoheterocyclic compounds
ClassPteridines and derivatives
Sub ClassPterins and derivatives
Direct ParentTetrahydrofolic acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Tetrahydrofolic acid
  • N-acyl-alpha amino acid or derivatives
  • N-acyl-alpha-amino acid
  • Hippuric acid
  • Hippuric acid or derivatives
  • Aminobenzoic acid or derivatives
  • Alpha-amino acid or derivatives
  • N-substituted-alpha-amino acid
  • Benzoic acid or derivatives
  • Benzamide
  • Aminobenzamide
  • Phenylalkylamine
  • Substituted aniline
  • Benzoyl
  • Secondary aliphatic/aromatic amine
  • Pyrimidone
  • Aniline
  • Amino fatty acid
  • Fatty acyl
  • Imidolactam
  • Benzenoid
  • Pyrimidine
  • Primary aromatic amine
  • Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Vinylogous amide
  • Tertiary amine
  • Secondary carboxylic acid amide
  • Lactam
  • Carboxamide group
  • Azacycle
  • Secondary amine
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Carboxylic acid amidine
  • Amidine
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary amine
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Imine
  • Carbonyl group
  • Amine
  • Aromatic heteropolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic heteropolycyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
BiofunctionNot Available
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 Solubility0.16 mg/mLALOGPS
logP-1.8ALOGPS
logP-3.8ChemAxon
logS-3.5ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)2.86ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)6.04ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count12ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count8ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area222.33 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count9ChemAxon
Refractivity139.53 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability47.06 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings3ChemAxon
Bioavailability0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Cytoplasm (predicted from logP)
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationNot Available
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Folate malabsorption, hereditarySMP00724Not Available
Folate MetabolismSMP00053map00670
Histidine MetabolismSMP00044map00340
HistidinemiaSMP00191Not Available
Methotrexate PathwaySMP00432Not Available
Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase Deficiency (MTHFRD)SMP00543Not 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 IDFDB022676
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID11267158
KEGG Compound IDC00664
BioCyc ID5-FORMIMINO-THF
BiGG ID35643
Wikipedia Link5-formiminotetrahydrofolate
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB01534
Metagene LinkHMDB01534
METLIN ID6305
PubChem Compound530
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID15639
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Folate-dependent enzyme, that displays both transferase and deaminase activity. Serves to channel one-carbon units from formiminoglutamate to the folate pool. Binds and promotes bundling of vimentin filaments originating from the Golgi (By similarity).
Gene Name:
FTCD
Uniprot ID:
O95954
Molecular weight:
58925.93
Reactions
5-Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid + L-Glutamic acid → Tetrahydrofolic acid + Formiminoglutamic aciddetails
5-Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid → 5,10-Methenyltetrahydrofolic acid + Ammoniadetails
5-Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid + L-Glutamic acid → Tetrahydrofolic acid + Formiminoglutamic aciddetails
5-Formiminotetrahydrofolic acid + Hydrogen Ion → 5,10-Methenyltetrahydrofolic acid + Ammoniadetails