CHEBI:16169 - homogentisate

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ChEBI Name homogentisate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16169
Definition A dihydroxy monocarboxylic acid anion that is the conjugate base of (2,6-dihydroxyphenyl)acetic (homogentisic) acid, arising from deprotonation of the carboxy group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:11452, CHEBI:14410, CHEBI:24615
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Formula C8H7O4
Net Charge -1
Average Mass 167.13878
InChI InChI=1S/C8H8O4/c9-6-1-2-7(10)5(3-6)4-8(11)12/h1-3,9-10H,4H2,(H,11,12)/p-1
InChIKey IGMNYECMUMZDDF-UHFFFAOYSA-M
SMILES Oc1ccc(O)c(CC([O-])=O)c1
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
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Outgoing homogentisate (CHEBI:16169) has functional parent acetate (CHEBI:30089)
homogentisate (CHEBI:16169) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
homogentisate (CHEBI:16169) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
homogentisate (CHEBI:16169) is a hydroxy monocarboxylic acid anion (CHEBI:36059)
homogentisate (CHEBI:16169) is conjugate base of homogentisic acid (CHEBI:44747)
Incoming homogentisic acid (CHEBI:44747) is conjugate acid of homogentisate (CHEBI:16169)
IUPAC Name
(2,5-dihydroxyphenyl)acetate
Synonym Source
homogentisate UniProt
Database Links Databases
C00544 KEGG COMPOUND
c0108 UM-BBD
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
3668593 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
3668593 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
Last Modified
14 April 2015