Title: ACV
CAS Registry Number: 32467-88-2
CAS Name: N-[(5S)-5-Amino-5-carboxy-1-oxopentyl]-L-cysteinyl-D-valine
Additional Names: N-[N-(L-5-amino-5-carboxyvaleryl)-L-cysteinyl]-D-valine; d-(L-a-aminoadipyl)-L-cysteinyl-D-valine
Molecular Formula: C14H25N3O6S
Molecular Weight: 363.43
Percent Composition: C 46.27%, H 6.93%, N 11.56%, O 26.41%, S 8.82%
Literature References: Biosynthetic precursor of penicillins and cephalosporins. Isoln from mycelial extracts of Penicillium chrysogenum: H. R. V. Arnstein et al., Biochem. J. 76, 353 (1960); structure determn of tripeptide: H. R. V. Arnstein, D. Morris, ibid. 357. Isoln from Cephalosporium sp., identification and optical configuration of constituent amino acids: P. B. Loder, E. P. Abraham, ibid. 123, 471 (1971). Configuration of peptide from P. chrysogenum, identity with peptide from Cephalosporium: P. Adriaens et al., Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 8, 638 (1975). Synthesis of labelled tripeptide and role in penicillin biosynthesis: P. A. Fawcett et al., Biochem. J. 157, 651 (1976). Synthesis of ACV as the disulfide: S. Wolfe, M. G. Jokinen, Can. J. Chem. 57, 1388 (1979). Cellfree conversion of ACV directly into isopenicillin N: J. O'Sullivan et al., Biochem. J. 184, 421 (1979); T. Konomi et al., ibid. 427. Confirmation by 13C NMR: J. E. Baldwin et al., Chem. Commun. 1980, 1271. Reviews: D. J. Aberhart, Tetrahedron 33, 1545-1559 (1977); E. P. Abraham, Jpn. J. Antibiot. 30, Suppl., S1-S26 (1977); S. Wolfe et al., Science 226, 1386-1392 (1984).
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ACV may refer to:

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  • Aciclovir, an antiviral drug
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  • Amphibious Combat Vehicle, under development for the US Marine Corps
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  • Armored combat vehicle, as in
    • ACV-S, a Turkish military vehicle
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  • Armored Core V, a 3D mecha-based video game for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360
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  • Automatic control valve, a type of hydraulic or pneumatic valve
  • Confederation of Christian Trade Unions (Dutch: Algemeen Christelijk Vakverbond), a Belgian trade union
  • Hovercraft, also known as "air cushion vehicle", a type of vehicle supported by high pressure air
  • δ-(L-α-amino-adipate)-L-cysteine-D-valine, the biological precursor of penicillin

ACV is also used as an official code or symbol

  • IATA code and FAA LID: Arcata-Eureka Airport, an airport in McKinleyville, California, United States
  • ICAO code: Air Charter Service, United Kingdom