Diphthamide

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Diphthamide
IUPAC name 2-Amino-3-[2-(3-carbamoyl-3-trimethylammonio-propyl)-3H-imidazol-4-yl]propanoate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C13H23N5O3
Molar mass 297.354 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Diphthamide is a modified histidine amino acid found in eukaryotic elongation factor 2 (eEF-2). It is ADP-ribosylated by diphtheria toxin, which renders the elongation factor inactive.


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