CHEBI:27957 - hydroxyacetone

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ChEBI Name hydroxyacetone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27957
Definition A propanone that is acetone in which one of the methyl hydrogens is replaced by a hydroxy group.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:24666, CHEBI:5796
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Formula C3H6O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 74.07854
Monoisotopic Mass 74.037
InChI InChI=1S/C3H6O2/c1-3(5)2-4/h4H,2H2,1H3
InChIKey XLSMFKSTNGKWQX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CC(=O)CO
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) has functional parent acetone (CHEBI:15347)
hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) is a methyl ketone (CHEBI:51867)
hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) is a primary alcohol (CHEBI:15734)
hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957) is a propanone (CHEBI:26292)
Incoming hydroxyacetone phosphate (CHEBI:15362) has functional parent hydroxyacetone (CHEBI:27957)
IUPAC Name
1-hydroxypropan-2-one
Synonyms Sources
1-Hydroxy-2-propanone KEGG COMPOUND
1-hydroxy-2-propanone ChEBI
2-Ketopropyl alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
2-ketopropyl alcohol ChEBI
Acetol KEGG COMPOUND
Acetone alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
Hydroxyacetone KEGG COMPOUND
hydroxyacetone UniProt
Methylketol KEGG COMPOUND
Pyruvic alcohol KEGG COMPOUND
Pyruvinalcohol KEGG COMPOUND
Database Links Databases
ACETOL MetaCyc
C00019558 KNApSAcK
C05235 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB06961 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
116-09-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
116-09-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
605368 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
23363738 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
27 January 2016