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Hydroxylysine



Hydroxylysine
IUPAC name (2S,5R)-2,6-Diamino-5-hydroxyhexanoic acid
Other names 5-Hydroxy-L-lysine
Identifiers
CAS number 28902-93-4
PubChem 3032849
MeSH Hydroxylysine
SMILES C(C[C@@H](C(=O)O)N)[C@H](CN)O
Properties
Molecular formula C6H14N2O3
Molar mass 162.187
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

5-Hydroxylysine is an amino acid with the molecular formula C6H14N2O3. It is a hydroxy derivative of lysine. It is most widely known as a component of collagen.[1]

Additional recommended knowledge

It is biosynthesized from lysine via oxidation by the enzyme lysyl hydroxylase.

References

  1. ^ Hydroxylysine at University of Oulu
 
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