OBO ID: CHEBI:16488
Term Name: meso-2,6-diaminopimelic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (2R*,6S*)-2,6-diaminoheptanedioic acid
  • meso-2,6-Diaminopimelic acid
  • meso-diaminoheptanedioic acid
Definition: The meso-isomer of 2,6-diaminopimelic acid. It is a key constituent of bacterial peptidoglycan and is often found in human urine due to the breakdown of the gut microbes.
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Ontology: Chebi
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