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5-Aminoimidazole ribotide

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Subject: Phosphoribosylaminoimidazolesuccinocarboxamide, Glycineamide ribonucleotide, 5-Formamidoimidazole-4-carboxamide ribotide, Orotidine 5'-monophosphate, Biosynthesis
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5-Aminoimidazole ribotide

5-Aminoimidazole ribotide
IUPAC name
[5-(5-aminoimidazol-1-yl)-3,4-dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]methyl dihydrogen phosphate
Other names
[5-(5-amino-1-imidazolyl)-3,4-dihydroxy-2-tetrahydrofuranyl]methyl dihydrogen phosphate
ChemSpider  YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
Molar mass 295.186 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
 N  (: YesY/N?)

5'-Phosphoribosyl-5-aminoimidazole (or aminoimidazole ribotide) is an intermediate in the formation of purines. Thus, it is an intermediate in the adenine pathway, and is synthesized from 5'-phosphoribosylformylglycinamidine by AIR synthetase.

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