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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:43876 term browser browse the term
Definition:A non-proteinogenic alpha-amino acid that is alanine in which the alpha-hydrogen is replaced by a 4-carboxyphenyl group (the S-enantiomer). It is a non-selective group I/group II metabotropic glutamate receptor (mGluR) antagonist.
Synonyms:related_synonym: (+)-MCPG;   (+)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine;   (S)-(+)-alpha-amino-4-carboxy-2-methylbenzeneacetic;   (S)-MCPG;   (S)-a-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine;   4-[(1S)-1-amino-1-carboxyethyl]benzoic acid;   Formula=C10H11NO4;   InChI=1S/C10H11NO4/c1-10(11,9(14)15)7-4-2-6(3-5-7)8(12)13/h2-5H,11H2,1H3,(H,12,13)(H,14,15)/t10-/m0/s1;   InChIKey=DNCAZYRLRMTVSF-JTQLQIEISA-N;   SMILES=C[C@@](N)(C(O)=O)c1ccc(cc1)C(O)=O
 xref: PDBeChem:MCG;   Reaxys:7568949

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Prkcg protein kinase C, gamma multiple interactions EXP (S)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine inhibits the reaction [long-term potentiation affects localization of Prkcg protein in hippocampus] RGD PMID:10501452 RGD:28867228 NCBI chr 1:64,407,098...64,433,698
Ensembl chr 1:64,407,114...64,433,636
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              (S)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine 1
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                            organic group 18603
                              organic divalent group 18594
                                organodiyl group 18594
                                  carbonyl group 18507
                                    carbonyl compound 18507
                                      carboxylic acid 18159
                                        amino acid 14111
                                          alpha-amino acid 11596
                                            non-proteinogenic alpha-amino acid 1558
                                              (S)-alpha-methyl-4-carboxyphenylglycine 1
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