You are using an unsupported browser. Please upgrade your browser to a newer version to get the best experience on Human Metabolome Database.
Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2008-09-04 16:11:35 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:08:08 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB06927
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common Name4a-Methylzymosterol-4-carboxylic acid
Description4alpha-Methylzymosterol-4-carboxylic acid is a steroid derivative involved in steroid biosynthesis. It is generated from 14-demethyl-lanosterol via the enzyme methylsterol monooxygenase (EC 1.14.13.72).
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
ValueSource
4alpha-Carboxy-4beta-methyl-5alpha-cholesta-8,24-dien-3beta-olHMDB
4alpha-Methylzymosterol-4-carboxylic acidHMDB
Chemical FormulaC29H46O3
Average Molecular Weight442.6737
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight442.344695338
IUPAC Name(2S,5S,6S,15R)-5-hydroxy-2,6,15-trimethyl-14-[(2S)-6-methylhept-5-en-2-yl]tetracyclo[8.7.0.0²,⁷.0¹¹,¹⁵]heptadec-1(10)-ene-6-carboxylic acid
Traditional Name(2S,5S,6S,15R)-5-hydroxy-2,6,15-trimethyl-14-[(2S)-6-methylhept-5-en-2-yl]tetracyclo[8.7.0.0²,⁷.0¹¹,¹⁵]heptadec-1(10)-ene-6-carboxylic acid
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
SMILES
C[C@@H](CCC=C(C)C)C1CCC2C3=C(CC[C@]12C)[C@@]1(C)CC[C@H](O)[C@](C)(C1CC3)C(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C29H46O3/c1-18(2)8-7-9-19(3)21-11-12-22-20-10-13-24-28(5,23(20)14-16-27(21,22)4)17-15-25(30)29(24,6)26(31)32/h8,19,21-22,24-25,30H,7,9-17H2,1-6H3,(H,31,32)/t19-,21?,22?,24?,25-,27+,28+,29-/m0/s1
InChI KeyInChIKey=MYWAIWDQTCHPTH-IUGQOUSLSA-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
  • Polycyclic triterpenoid
  • Triterpenoid
  • Cholesterol-skeleton
  • Cholestane-skeleton
  • 4-carboxy steroid
  • Steroid acid
  • 3-beta-hydroxysteroid
  • Hydroxysteroid
  • 15-hydroxysteroid
  • 3-hydroxysteroid
  • Steroid
  • Beta-hydroxy acid
  • Hydroxy acid
  • Cyclic alcohol
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Aliphatic homopolycyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic homopolycyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
Application
  • Nutrients
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
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 Solubility0.0022 mg/mLALOGPS
logP6.64ALOGPS
logP6.6ChemAxon
logS-5.3ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.59ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count3ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area57.53 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count5ChemAxon
Refractivity131.79 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability54.53 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings4ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
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 IDFDB024154
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDC15808
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB06927
Metagene LinkHMDB06927
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound53477909
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in iron ion binding
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
MSMO1
Uniprot ID:
Q15800
Molecular weight:
19470.325
General function:
Involved in 3-beta-hydroxy-delta5-steroid dehydrogenase activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
NSDHL
Uniprot ID:
Q15738
Molecular weight:
41899.99
General function:
Involved in oxidoreductase activity
Specific function:
Responsible for the reduction of the keto group on the C-3 of sterols.
Gene Name:
HSD17B7
Uniprot ID:
P56937
Molecular weight:
38205.77