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Serine

Ser, S

A non-essential amino acid occurring in natural form as the L-isomer. It is synthesized from GLYCINE or THREONINE. It is involved in the biosynthesis of PURINES; PYRIMIDINES; and other amino acids.

Name L-Serine1)
MeSH 68012694
CAS No.56-45-1
Molecular Formula C3H7NO3
XLogP -4
Molecular Weight 105.093
m.p.282℃
pK1(25℃)2.19
pK2(25℃)9.21
PubChem image 5951

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1) (2S)-2-amino-3-hydroxy-propanoic acid