CHEBI:30805 - dodecanoic acid

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ChEBI Name dodecanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30805
Definition A straight-chain, twelve-carbon medium-chain saturated fatty acid with strong bactericidal properties; the main fatty acid in coconut oil and palm kernel oil.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:41882, CHEBI:4680, CHEBI:23864, CHEBI:23865
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Formula C12H24O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 200.31780
Monoisotopic Mass 200.178
InChI InChI=1S/C12H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12(13)14/h2-11H2,1H3,(H,13,14)
InChIKey POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (NCBI:3055) See: PubMed
Centella asiatica (NCBI:48106) See: MetaboLights Study
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): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
antibacterial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
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.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) has parent hydride dodecane (CHEBI:28817)
dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) has role algal metabolite (CHEBI:84735)
dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) has role antibacterial agent (CHEBI:33282)
dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) is a medium-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:59554)
dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) is a straight-chain saturated fatty acid (CHEBI:39418)
dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805) is conjugate acid of dodecanoate (CHEBI:18262)
Incoming 1,2-didodecanoyl-3-β-D-galactosyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:90340) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
1,2-didodecanoyl-sn-glycero-3-cytidine 5'-diphosphate (CHEBI:34046) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
1,2-dioleoyl-3-lauroyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:77685) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-O-(α-D-galactopyranosyl)-N-dodecanoylphytosphingosine (CHEBI:84159) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
10-methyldodecanoic acid (CHEBI:84872) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
11-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:76937) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
12-bromododecanoic acid (CHEBI:49519) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
12-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:39567) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
2-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:36211) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
3,12-dihydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:76934) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
3-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:36206) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
3-oxolauric acid (CHEBI:18037) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
4-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:36214) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
7-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:85510) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-(dodecanoyl)ethanolamine (CHEBI:85263) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylphytosphingosine (CHEBI:78001) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylsphinganine (CHEBI:85261) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylsphingosine (CHEBI:72956) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylsphingosine 1-phosphate (CHEBI:72718) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoyltaurine (CHEBI:132475) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-lauroyl-1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine (CHEBI:85794) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-lauroylglycine (CHEBI:74441) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
S-dodecanoyl-4ʼ-phosphopantetheine (CHEBI:132316) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
L-erythro-N-dodecanoylsphingosine (CHEBI:77955) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
dilauroyl phosphatidylglycerol (CHEBI:60725) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanamide (CHEBI:34726) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanoate ester (CHEBI:87659) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanoyl-AMP (CHEBI:84312) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
kansuiphorin A (CHEBI:66138) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
kansuiphorin B (CHEBI:66139) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
lauroyl-CoA (CHEBI:15521) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
perfluorododecanoic acid (CHEBI:90633) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
pescaprein XXI (CHEBI:67851) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
pescaprein XXII (CHEBI:67852) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
pescaprein XXV (CHEBI:67855) has functional parent dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanoate (CHEBI:18262) is conjugate base of dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanoyl group (CHEBI:32359) is substituent group from dodecanoic acid (CHEBI:30805)
IUPAC Name
dodecanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
1-undecanecarboxylic acid DrugBank
ABL DrugBank
C12 fatty acid DrugBank
C12:0 ChEBI
CH3‒[CH2]10‒COOH IUPAC
Coconut oil fatty acids DrugBank
DAO DrugBank
Dodecanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
dodecoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Dodecylcarboxylate KEGG COMPOUND
Dodecylic acid DrugBank
Duodecyclic acid DrugBank
Duodecylic acid DrugBank
Lauric acid KEGG COMPOUND
LAURIC ACID PDBeChem
lauric acid ChEBI
Laurinsaeure DrugBank
Laurinsäure ChEBI
Laurostearic acid DrugBank
n-dodecanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
N-dodecanoic acid DrugBank
Undecane-1-carboxylic acid DrugBank
Vulvic acid DrugBank
Database Links Databases
C00001221 KNApSAcK
C02679 KEGG COMPOUND
c0566 UM-BBD
DAO PDBeChem
DB03017 DrugBank
DODECANOATE MetaCyc
HMDB00638 HMDB
Lauric_acid Wikipedia
LMFA01010012 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
103520 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
1099477 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1099477 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
143-07-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
143-07-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
143-07-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
19387482 PubMed citation Europe PMC
26884207 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
07 July 2016