RefMet Compound Details

MW structure37173 (View MW Metabolite Database details)
RefMet nameSarcosine
Systematic name2-(methylamino)acetic acid
Exact mass89.047679 (neutral)
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FormulaC3H7NO2View other entries in RefMet with this formula
InChIKeyFSYKKLYZXJSNPZ-UHFFFAOYSA-NView other enantiomers/diastereomers of this metabolite in RefMet
Super ClassOrganic acids
Main ClassAmino acids and peptides
Sub ClassAmino acids
Pubchem CID1088
Annotation level1   (1:Known structure; 2:Known regiochemistry; 3:Partial structure; 4:Sum-composition)
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Table of KEGG reactions in human pathways involving Sarcosine

Rxn IDKEGG ReactionEnzyme
R01564 N,N-Dimethylglycine + H2O + Oxygen <=> Sarcosine + Formaldehyde + Hydrogen peroxideN,N-Dimethylglycine:oxygen oxidoreductase (demethylating)
R01565 N,N-Dimethylglycine + Tetrahydrofolate + Electron-transferring flavoprotein <=> Sarcosine + 5,10-Methylenetetrahydrofolate + Reduced electron-transferring flavoproteinN,N-dimethylglycine,5,6,7,8-tetrahydrofolate:electron-transferflavoprotein oxidoreductase (demethylating,5,10-methylenetetrahydrofolate-forming)
R00367 S-Adenosyl-L-methionine + Glycine <=> S-Adenosyl-L-homocysteine + SarcosineS-Adenosyl-L-methionine:glycine N-methyltransferase
R00611 Sarcosine + Electron-transferring flavoprotein + H2O <=> Glycine + Formaldehyde + Reduced electron-transferring flavoproteinsarcosine:electron-transfer flavoprotein oxidoreductase (demethylating)
R00610 Sarcosine + H2O + Oxygen <=> Glycine + Formaldehyde + Hydrogen peroxidesarcosine:oxygen oxidoreductase (demethylating)

Table of KEGG human pathways containing Sarcosine

Pathway IDHuman Pathway# of reactions
hsa00260 Glycine, serine and threonine metabolism 4