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Chemical Firefly Luciferin

Name Firefly Luciferin
CAS Type 1 Name (S)-4,5-Dihydro-2-(6-hydroxybenzothiazol-2-yl)thiazole-4-carboxylic acid
Equivalent Term Luciferin, Firefly
CAS Registry Number 2591-17-5
Definition A benzothaizole which is oxidized by LUCIFERASES, FIREFLY to cause emission of light (LUMINESCENCE).
Structure Firefly Luciferin
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D049454
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1. ChemicalsOrganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Sulfur Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Thiazoles Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Firefly Luciferin
2. ChemicalsHeterocyclic Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Heterocyclic Compounds, 1-Ring Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Azoles Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Thiazoles Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Firefly Luciferin

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Firefly Luciferin
  3-(7-hydroxynaphthyl)-2-thiazole-4-carboxylic acid
  4-methylluciferin
  5,5-dimethyloxyluciferin
  5',7'-difluoroluciferin
  6-(N-acetylphenylalanyl)aminoluciferin
  aspartyl-glutamyl-valyl-aspartyl-aminoluciferin
  azidoluciferin
  benzyloxycarbonyl-aspartyl-glutamyl-valyl-aspartyl-aminoluciferin
  Chrono-lume
  dehydroluciferin
  luciferin-isopropyl acetal
  luciferin-O-galactopyranoside
  pholasin