CHEBI:16016 - dihydroxyacetone

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ChEBI Name dihydroxyacetone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16016
Definition A ketotriose consisting of acetone bearing hydroxy substituents at positions 1 and 3. The simplest member of the class of ketoses and the parent of the class of glycerones.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:39809, CHEBI:5453, CHEBI:14340, CHEBI:24354
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Formula C3H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 90.078
Monoisotopic Mass 90.032
InChI InChI=1S/C3H6O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h4-5H,1-2H2
InChIKey RXKJFZQQPQGTFL-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C(CO)(CO)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:4932) Source: yeast.sf.net See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ).
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
antifungal agent
An antimicrobial agent that destroys fungi by suppressing their ability to grow or reproduce.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
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Outgoing dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) has role antifungal agent (CHEBI:35718)
dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016) is a ketotriose (CHEBI:24982)
Incoming 1-hydroxy-3-methoxyacetone (CHEBI:37551) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
1-palmitoylglycerone 3-phosphate (CHEBI:17868) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
1-stearoylglycerone 3-phosphate (CHEBI:36476) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
dihydroxyacetone phosphate (CHEBI:16108) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
glycerone derivative (CHEBI:24358) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
glycerone phosphate(2−) (CHEBI:57642) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
glycerone sulfate (CHEBI:27894) has functional parent dihydroxyacetone (CHEBI:16016)
IUPAC Name
1,3-dihydroxypropan-2-one
Synonyms Sources
1,3-Dihydroxy-2-propanone KEGG COMPOUND
1,3-Dihydroxyacetone KEGG COMPOUND
1,3-Dihydroxydimethyl ketone ChemIDplus
1,3-Dihydroxypropan-2-one KEGG COMPOUND
1,3-Dihydroxypropanone ChemIDplus
1,3-propanediol-2-one ChEBI
α,α'-dihydroxyacetone HMDB
Bis(hydroxymethyl) ketone HMDB
DHA ChEBI
Dihydroxyacetone KEGG COMPOUND
DIHYDROXYACETONE PDBeChem
dihydroxyacetone UniProt
Glycerone KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
2HA PDBeChem
C00184 KEGG COMPOUND
D07841 KEGG DRUG
DB01775 DrugBank
Dihydroxyacetone Wikipedia
DIHYDROXYACETONE MetaCyc
HMDB0001882 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1740268 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1740268 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
96-26-4 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
96-26-4 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
96-26-4 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
20936361 PubMed citation Europe PMC
21549029 PubMed citation Europe PMC
21598406 PubMed citation Europe PMC
23543734 PubMed citation Europe PMC
23554234 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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24209782 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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01 February 2017