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CHEBI:17151 - xylitol

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ChEBI Name xylitol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17151
Definition A pentitol (five-carbon sugar alcohol) having meso-configuration, being derived from xylose by reduction of the carbonyl group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Submitter T. Berardini
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:60939, CHEBI:46522, CHEBI:15328, CHEBI:253147, CHEBI:27339, CHEBI:10078
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Formula C5H12O5
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 152.14580
Monoisotopic Mass 152.068
InChI InChI=1S/C5H12O5/c6-1-3(8)5(10)4(9)2-7/h3-10H,1-2H2/t3-,4+,5+
InChIKey HEBKCHPVOIAQTA-SCDXWVJYSA-N
SMILES OC[C@H](O)[C@@H](O)[C@H](O)CO
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:3055) See: PubMed
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:4932) Source: yeast.sf.net See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): 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).
algal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in algae including unicellular organisms like chlorella and diatoms to multicellular organisms like giant kelps and brown algae.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
allergen
A chemical compound which causes the onset of an allergic reaction by interacting with any of the molecular pathways involved in an allergy.
hapten
Any substance capable of eliciting an immune response only when attached to a large carrier such as a protein. Examples include dinitrophenols; oligosaccharides; peptides; and heavy metals.
sweetening agent
Substance that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc.
Application(s): sweetening agent
Substance that sweeten food, beverages, medications, etc.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role allergen (CHEBI:50904)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role hapten (CHEBI:59174)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) has role sweetening agent (CHEBI:50505)
xylitol (CHEBI:17151) is a pentitol (CHEBI:25899)
Incoming xylitol 5-phosphate (CHEBI:16772) has functional parent xylitol (CHEBI:17151)
xylitol 5-phosphate(2−) (CHEBI:370252) has functional parent xylitol (CHEBI:17151)
IUPAC Names
(2R,3r,4S)-pentane-1,2,3,4,5-pentol
meso-xylitol
Synonyms Sources
(2R,3R,4S)-Pentane-1,2,3,4,5-pentaol ChEMBL
D-XYLITOL PDBeChem
L-xylitol ChEBI
Xylit ChEBI
xylite NIST Chemistry WebBook
Xylitol KEGG COMPOUND
xylitol UniProt
Database Links Databases
C00379 KEGG COMPOUND
D00061 KEGG DRUG
DB01904 DrugBank
HMDB02917 HMDB
XYL PDBeChem
Xylitol Wikipedia
XYLITOL MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1720523 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
1720523 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
82893 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
87-99-0 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
87-99-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
87-99-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
27 January 2016