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Metabolite IDPAMDB000415
Name: CDP
Description:Cytidine 5'-(trihydrogen diphosphate) is cytosine nucleotide containing two phosphate groups esterified to the sugar (ribose) moiety.
  • CDP
  • Cytidine-5'-diphosphate
  • Cytidine-5'-diphosphoric acid
  • Cytidine-diphosphate
  • Cytidine-diphosphoric acid
Chemical Formula: C9H15N3O11P2
Average Molecular Weight: 403.1764
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight: 403.018181361
CAS number: 63-38-7
IUPAC Name:[({[(2R,3S,4R,5R)-5-(4-amino-2-oxo-1,2-dihydropyrimidin-1-yl)-3,4-dihydroxyoxolan-2-yl]methoxy}(hydroxy)phosphoryl)oxy]phosphonic acid
Traditional IUPAC Name: CDP
Chemical Taxonomy
Taxonomy DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as pyrimidine ribonucleoside diphosphates. These are pyrimidine ribobucleotides with diphosphate group linked to the ribose moiety.
Kingdom Organic compounds
Super ClassNucleosides, nucleotides, and analogues
Class Pyrimidine nucleotides
Sub ClassPyrimidine ribonucleotides
Direct Parent Pyrimidine ribonucleoside diphosphates
Alternative Parents
  • Pyrimidine ribonucleoside diphosphate
  • N-glycosyl compound
  • Glycosyl compound
  • Organic pyrophosphate
  • Monosaccharide phosphate
  • Monoalkyl phosphate
  • Pyrimidone
  • Aminopyrimidine
  • Imidolactam
  • Alkyl phosphate
  • Pyrimidine
  • Primary aromatic amine
  • Phosphoric acid ester
  • Organic phosphoric acid derivative
  • Organic phosphate
  • Monosaccharide
  • Hydropyrimidine
  • Saccharide
  • Heteroaromatic compound
  • Oxolane
  • Secondary alcohol
  • 1,2-diol
  • Oxacycle
  • Azacycle
  • Organoheterocyclic compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Primary amine
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organonitrogen compound
  • Amine
  • Alcohol
  • Aromatic heteromonocyclic compound
Molecular Framework Aromatic heteromonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physical Properties
State: Solid
Melting point: Not Available
Experimental Properties:
LogP:2.44 [HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)]PhysProp
Predicted Properties
Water Solubility10.1 mg/mLALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)1.77ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-0.52ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count11ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count6ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area221.67 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity76.29 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability31.39 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings2ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations: Cytoplasm
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-03di-0901000000-6aed044cc4135aa261dfView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-03di-3900000000-92fac6a8baf47bac3014View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-03di-5900000000-5ad7bca4dc732a0e3840View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0903300000-44d24cfda26f8f0a8d96View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-004i-9701000000-d96a23308bcfcf9cf55fView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-004i-9100000000-d7e0d2a5e8d20180b483View in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot Available
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Synthesis Reference: Chambers, Robert Warner; Shapiro, Philip; Kurkov, Viktor. Synthesis of cytidine 5'-diphosphate and guanosine 5'-diphosphate. Journal of the American Chemical Society (1960), 82 970-5.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Not Available
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Pubchem Compound ID6132
Kegg IDC00112
ChemSpider ID5902
Ligand ExpoCDP


General function:
Involved in oxidation-reduction process
Specific function:
Provides the precursors necessary for DNA synthesis. Catalyzes the biosynthesis of deoxyribonucleotides from the corresponding ribonucleotides. R1 contains the binding sites for both substrates and allosteric effectors and carries out the actual reduction of the ribonucleotide. It also provides redox- active cysteines
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Molecular weight:
107.1 kDa
2'-deoxyribonucleoside diphosphate + thioredoxin disulfide + H(2)O = ribonucleoside diphosphate + thioredoxin.
General function:
Involved in RNA binding
Specific function:
Involved in mRNA degradation. Hydrolyzes single-stranded polyribonucleotides processively in the 3'- to 5'-direction
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Molecular weight:
75.4 kDa
RNA(n+1) + phosphate = RNA(n) + a nucleoside diphosphate.
General function:
Involved in cytidylate kinase activity
Specific function:
ATP, dATP, and GTP are equally effective as phosphate donors. CMP and dCMP are the best phosphate acceptors
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Molecular weight:
24.6 kDa
ATP + (d)CMP = ADP + (d)CDP.
General function:
Involved in nucleoside diphosphate kinase activity
Specific function:
Major role in the synthesis of nucleoside triphosphates other than ATP. The ATP gamma phosphate is transferred to the NDP beta phosphate via a ping-pong mechanism, using a phosphorylated active-site intermediate
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Molecular weight:
15.6 kDa
ATP + nucleoside diphosphate = ADP + nucleoside triphosphate.
General function:
Involved in ATP binding
Specific function:
Catalyzes the reversible transfer of the terminal phosphate group between ATP and AMP. This small ubiquitous enzyme involved in the energy metabolism and nucleotide synthesis, is essential for maintenance and cell growth
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Molecular weight:
23.1 kDa
ATP + AMP = 2 ADP.
General function:
Involved in oxidoreductase activity
Specific function:
Provides the precursors necessary for DNA synthesis. Catalyzes the biosynthesis of deoxyribonucleotides from the corresponding ribonucleotides. R2 contains the tyrosyl radical required for catalysis
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Molecular weight:
47.4 kDa
2'-deoxyribonucleoside diphosphate + thioredoxin disulfide + H(2)O = ribonucleoside diphosphate + thioredoxin.
General function:
Involved in electron carrier activity
Specific function:
Monothiol glutaredoxin involved in the biogenesis of iron-sulfur clusters (Probable)
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Molecular weight:
11.8 kDa
General function:
Involved in electron carrier activity
Specific function:
The disulfide bond functions as an electron carrier in the glutathione-dependent synthesis of deoxyribonucleotides by the enzyme ribonucleotide reductase. In addition, it is also involved in reducing some disulfides in a coupled system with glutathione reductase
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Molecular weight:
9.2 kDa
General function:
Involved in electron carrier activity
Specific function:
Participates in various redox reactions through the reversible oxidation of its active center dithiol to a disulfide and catalyzes dithiol-disulfide exchange reactions
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Molecular weight:
11.9 kDa