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Felinine     (2S)-2-amino-3-(4-hydroxy-2- methyl-butan-2...

Synonyms: l-Felinine, AG-F-60641, CHEBI:39390, KB-78140, CTK4I9732, ...
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Associations of Felinine with other chemical compounds

  • The data obtained in the present study support the concept that felinine, which has been found in Felidae species only, may be testosterone dependent [5].

Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of Felinine


  1. A major urinary protein of the domestic cat regulates the production of felinine, a putative pheromone precursor. Miyazaki, M., Yamashita, T., Suzuki, Y., Saito, Y., Soeta, S., Taira, H., Suzuki, A. Chem. Biol. (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Felinine stability in the presence of selected urine compounds. Rutherfurd, S.M., Kitson, T.M., Woolhouse, A.D., McGrath, M.C., Hendriks, W.H. Amino Acids (2007) [Pubmed]
  3. Relationship between plasma testosterone and urinary felinine in the growing kitten. Tarttelin, M.F., Hendriks, W.H., Moughan, P.J. Physiol. Behav. (1998) [Pubmed]
  4. Importance of sulfate, cysteine and methionine as precursors to felinine synthesis by domestic cats (Felis catus). Hendriks, W.H., Rutherfurd, S.M., Rutherfurd, K.J. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. C Toxicol. Pharmacol. (2001) [Pubmed]
  5. Twenty-four hour felinine [corrected] excretion patterns in entire and castrated cats. Hendriks, W.H., Tarttelin, M.F., Moughan, P.J. Physiol. Behav. (1995) [Pubmed]
  6. Use of capillary (zone) electrophoresis for determining felinine and it's application to investigate the stability of felinine. Rutherfurd, S.M., Zhang, F., Harding, D.R., Woolhouse, A.D., Hendriks, W.H. Amino Acids (2004) [Pubmed]
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