CHEBI:30411 - cobalamin

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ChEBI Name cobalamin
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30411
Definition A cobalt-corrinoid hexaamide that is cobalamin with the oxidation state of the central cobalt atom unspecified.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): cofactor
An organic molecule or ion (usually a metal ion) that is required by an enzyme for its activity. It may be attached either loosely (coenzyme) or tightly (prosthetic group).
prosthetic group
A tightly bound, specific nonpolypeptide unit in a protein determining and involved in its biological activity.
B vitamin
Any of the group of eight water-soluble vitamins originally thought to be a single compound (vitamin B) that play important roles in cell metabolism. The group comprises vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12. (Around 20 other compounds were once thought to be B vitamins but are no longer classified as such.)
Application(s): B vitamin
Any of the group of eight water-soluble vitamins originally thought to be a single compound (vitamin B) that play important roles in cell metabolism. The group comprises vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12. (Around 20 other compounds were once thought to be B vitamins but are no longer classified as such.)
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) has role B vitamin (CHEBI:75769)
cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) has role cofactor (CHEBI:23357)
cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) has role prosthetic group (CHEBI:26348)
cobalamin (CHEBI:30411) is a cobalamins (CHEBI:23334)
Incoming vitamin B complex (CHEBI:75782) has part cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
cob(I)alamin (CHEBI:15982) is a cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
cob(II)alamin (CHEBI:16304) is a cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
cob(III)alamin (CHEBI:28911) is a cobalamin (CHEBI:30411)
IUPAC Names
Coα-[α-(5,6-dimethylbenzimidazolyl)]-cobamide
cobalamin
Synonym Source
COBALAMIN PDBeChem
Database Links Databases
B12 PDBeChem
MOL000036 COMe
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Last Modified
23 October 2015