CHEBI:16838 - polyphosphate

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ChEBI Name polyphosphate
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16838
Definition The phosphorus oxoanion formed from polyphosphoric acid by proton loss from each of the phosphate units. The major species at pH 7.3.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:8315, CHEBI:63301, CHEBI:14861, CHEBI:18842
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Formula (O3P)nHO
Average Mass 0.0
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing polyphosphate (CHEBI:16838) is a phosphorus oxoanion (CHEBI:33461)
polyphosphate (CHEBI:16838) is conjugate base of polyphosphoric acid (CHEBI:52641)
Incoming polyphosphoric acid (CHEBI:52641) is conjugate acid of polyphosphate (CHEBI:16838)
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(Phosphate)n KEGG COMPOUND
(Phosphate)n+1 KEGG COMPOUND
(Phosphate)n-1 KEGG COMPOUND
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C00404 KEGG COMPOUND
Polyphosphates MetaCyc
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Last Modified
06 October 2014