CHEBI:17869 - 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17869
Definition An ω-hydroxy fatty acid comprising hexanoic acid having a hydroxy group at the 6-position.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:2191
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Formula C6H12O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 132.15768
Monoisotopic Mass 132.079
InChI InChI=1S/C6H12O3/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(8)9/h7H,1-5H2,(H,8,9)
InChIKey IWHLYPDWHHPVAA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCCCCCC(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): bacterial xenobiotic metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced by metabolism of a xenobiotic compound in bacteria.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
(via omega-hydroxy fatty acid )
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Outgoing 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) has functional parent hexanoic acid (CHEBI:30776)
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) has role bacterial xenobiotic metabolite (CHEBI:76976)
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) is a ω-hydroxy fatty acid (CHEBI:10615)
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) is a 6-hydroxy monocarboxylic acid (CHEBI:35971)
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) is a medium-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:59554)
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) is a straight-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:59202)
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869) is conjugate acid of 6-hydroxyhexanoate (CHEBI:32383)
Incoming oscr#12 (CHEBI:79135) has functional parent 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869)
6-hydroxyhexanoate (CHEBI:32383) is conjugate base of 6-hydroxyhexanoic acid (CHEBI:17869)
IUPAC Name
6-hydroxyhexanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
5-carboxypentanol ChEBI
5-hydroxypentanecarboxylic acid ChEBI
6-hydroxy caproic acid LIPID MAPS
6-hydroxycaproic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
6-Hydroxyhexanoate KEGG COMPOUND
6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
ε-hydroxycaproic acid ChemIDplus
ε-hydroxyhexanoic acid ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C06103 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB12843 HMDB
LMFA01050015 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1191-25-9 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
1191-25-9 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
1236785 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1236785 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
23 October 2015