CHEBI:29073 - L-ascorbic acid

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ChEBI Name L-ascorbic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:29073
ChEBI ASCII Name L-ascorbic acid
Definition The L-enantiomer of ascorbic acid and conjugate acid of L-ascorbate.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:2868, CHEBI:43473, CHEBI:40892, CHEBI:17208, CHEBI:21240
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Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): food antioxidant
An antioxidant that used as a food additives to help guard against food deterioration.
Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): water-soluble vitamin

vitamin C

coenzyme
A low-molecular-weight, non-protein organic compound participating in enzymatic reactions as dissociable acceptor or donor of chemical groups or electrons.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
flour treatment agent
A food additive which is added to flour or dough to improve baking quality and/or colour.
food antioxidant
An antioxidant that used as a food additives to help guard against food deterioration.
Application(s): vitamin C

flour treatment agent
A food additive which is added to flour or dough to improve baking quality and/or colour.
food antioxidant
An antioxidant that used as a food additives to help guard against food deterioration.
Related Structures
L-ascorbic acid is a Functional Parent of
1,12-di-L-ascorbyl dodecanedioate
Mass : 546.51840
Formula : C24H34O14
59753
ascorbyl dipalmitate
Mass : 652.94170
Formula : C38H68O8
85080
L-ascorbic acid 6-phosphate
Mass : 256.10400
Formula : C6H9O9P
61701
L-dehydroascorbic acid
Mass : 174.10824
Formula : C6H6O6
27956
ascorbigen
Mass : 305.28270
Formula : C15H15NO6
64944
L-ascorbic acid is a Conjugate Acid of
L-ascorbate
Mass : 175.11618
Formula : C6H7O6
38290
L-ascorbic acid is a Enantiomer of
D-ascorbic acid
Mass : 176.12412
Formula : C6H8O6
51384
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