CHEBI:17754 - glycerol

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ChEBI Name glycerol
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17754
Definition A triol with a structure of propane substituted at positions 1, 2 and 3 by hydroxy groups.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42998, CHEBI:131422, CHEBI:5448, CHEBI:14334, CHEBI:24351
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Formula C3H8O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 92.09382
InChI InChI=1S/C3H8O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h3-6H,1-2H2
InChIKey PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCC(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
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
detergent
A surfactant (or a mixture containing one or more surfactants) having cleaning properties in dilute solutions.
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).
osmolyte
A solute used by a cell under water stress to maintain cell volume.
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).
Application(s): solvent
A liquid that can dissolve other substances (solutes) without any change in their chemical composition.
detergent
A surfactant (or a mixture containing one or more surfactants) having cleaning properties in dilute solutions.
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Outgoing glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role detergent (CHEBI:27780)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role osmolyte (CHEBI:25728)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) has role solvent (CHEBI:46787)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) is a alditol (CHEBI:17522)
glycerol (CHEBI:17754) is a triol (CHEBI:27136)
Incoming (9Z)-1-O-octadec-9-enyl glycerol (CHEBI:34116) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1,2-diacylglycerol 3-diphosphate (CHEBI:52643) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1,2-dinitroglycerol (CHEBI:18898) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-(alk-1-enyl)-2-acyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphate (CHEBI:52567) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-C-(indol-3-yl)glycerol 3-phosphate (CHEBI:18299) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-(alk-1-enyl)-2-O-acylglycerol (CHEBI:16903) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-(hexadec-1-enyl)-2-O-octadeca-9,12-dienoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine (CHEBI:59478) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-[(Z)-tetradec-1-enyl]-2-O-[(Z)-octadec-9-enoyl]-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (CHEBI:34110) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-hexadecanoyl-2-O-[(Z)-octadec-9-enoyl]-sn-glycerol 3-diphosphate (CHEBI:34087) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-hexadecyl-2-O-lauroyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:52638) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-hexadecyl-2-O-lauroylglycerophosphoethanolamine (CHEBI:52642) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-hexadecyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:34115) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-palmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (CHEBI:28468) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-acyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoserine (CHEBI:52603) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-[(E)-hexadecen-1-yl]-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:52645) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
1-O-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoserine (CHEBI:52649) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
2-O-decyl-1,3-di-O-stearoylglycerol (CHEBI:52644) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
3-sn-phosphatidyl-L-serine (CHEBI:11750) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
cis,cis-1-O-(1,9-octadecadienyl)-2-O-stearoylglycerol (CHEBI:52949) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
sn-glycerol 3-phosphate (CHEBI:15978) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
threo-1-(4-hydroxy-3-methoxyphenyl)-2-{4-[-(E)-3-hydroxy-1-propenyl]-2-methoxyphenoxy}-1,3-propanediol (CHEBI:68347) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
D-erythro-1-(imidazol-4-yl)glycerol 3-phosphate (CHEBI:17805) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
alk-1-enyl-2-lyso-glycerophosphate (CHEBI:52568) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
alk-1-enylacylglycerol (CHEBI:76583) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
alkylacylglycerophosphoethanolamine (CHEBI:52578) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
alkyldiacylglycerol (CHEBI:52576) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
bisphenol A (3-chloro-2-hydroxypropyl) (2,3-dihydroxypropyl) ether (CHEBI:59642) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
disubstituted glycerol (CHEBI:76578) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
ether lipid (CHEBI:64611) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glafenine (CHEBI:31653) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycerol 1,2-cyclic phosphate (CHEBI:16597) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycerol ether (CHEBI:24353) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycerol mono(keto-meromycolate) (CHEBI:74251) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycerol monomycolate (C85) (CHEBI:90345) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycerol phosphate (CHEBI:26707) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycerolipid (CHEBI:35741) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
glycosylglycerol (CHEBI:24406) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
guaiacylglycerol (CHEBI:53663) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
iopromide (CHEBI:63578) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
monosubstituted glycerol (CHEBI:76575) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
nitroglycerol (CHEBI:25560) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
PAP (CHEBI:53758) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
SDZ 35-682 (CHEBI:45666) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
veratryl glycerol (CHEBI:86962) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
{1-O-hexadecanoyl-2-O-[(Z)-octadec-9-enoyl]-sn-glycero-3-phospho}serine (CHEBI:34086) has functional parent glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
lecithin (CHEBI:61995) has part glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
IUPAC Name
propane-1,2,3-triol
INNs Sources
glycerol ChemIDplus
glycerolum ChemIDplus
Synonyms Sources
1,2,3-Propanetriol KEGG COMPOUND
1,2,3-Trihydroxypropane KEGG COMPOUND
Glycerin KEGG COMPOUND
glycérine ChEBI
Glyceritol HMDB
Glycerol KEGG COMPOUND
GLYCEROL PDBeChem
glycerol UniProt
glycérol ChEBI
glycyl alcohol NIST Chemistry WebBook
Glyzerin ChEBI
Gro JCBN
Ölsüß ChEBI
Propanetriol HMDB
Trihydroxypropane HMDB
Database Links Databases
2AJS PDB
2D03 PDB
C00001163 KNApSAcK
C00116 KEGG COMPOUND
c0066 UM-BBD
D00028 KEGG DRUG
DB04077 DrugBank
ECMDB00131 ECMDB
Glycerol Wikipedia
GLYCEROL MetaCyc
GOL PDBeChem
HMDB00131 HMDB
LSM-37180 LINCS
YMDB00283 YMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
26279 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
56-81-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
56-81-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
635685 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
635685 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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26 February 2016