Pantetheine

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Pantetheine
IUPAC name (2R)-2,4-Dihydroxy-3,3-dimethyl-N-[2-(2-sulfanylethylcarbamoyl)ethyl]butanamide
Other names (R)-Pantetheine
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C11H22N2O4S
Molar mass 278.369 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Pantetheine is the cysteamine amide analogue of pantothenic acid (vitamin B5). The dimer of this compound, pantethine is more commonly known, and is considered to be a more potent form of vitamin B5 than pantothenic acid. Pantetheine is an intermediate in the production of coenzyme A by the body.





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