Felinine

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IUPACName=(2"R")-2-Amino-3- [(3-hydroxy-1,1-dimethylpropyl)thio] propanoic acid
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CASNo=471-09-0
PubChem=164607
SMILES=CC(C)(CCO)SC [C@@H] (C(=O)O)N

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Formula=C8H17NO3S
MolarMass=207.29 g/mol
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Felinine, also known as ("R")-2-amino-3-(4-hydroxy-2-methylbutan-2-ylthio)propanoic acid, is a chemical compound found in cat urine and a precursor of the putative cat pheromone 3-mercapto-3-methylbutan-1-ol (MMB).cite journal
author = M. Miyazaki, T. Yamashita, Y. Suzuki, Y. Saito, S. Soeta, H. Taira, and A. Suzuki
year = 2006
month = October
title = A major urinary protein of the domestic cat regulates the production of felinine, a putative pheromone precursor
journal = Chem. Biol.
volume = 13
issue = 10
pages = 1071–1079
pmid = 17052611
doi = 10.1016/j.chembiol.2006.08.013
format = pdf
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See also

* Cat pheromone

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