CHEBI:4746 - echinenone

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ChEBI Name echinenone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:4746
Definition A carotenone that is β-carotene in which the 4 position has undergone formal oxidation to afford the corresponding ketone. Isolated as orange-red crystals, it is widely distributed in marine invertebrates.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
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Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
marine metabolite
Any metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in marine macro- and microorganisms.
animal metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in animals that include diverse creatures from sponges, insects to mammals.
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).
Related Structures
echinenone is a Functional Parent of
4',4'-dihydroxyechinenone
Mass : 582.856
140676
4'-hydroxyechinenone
Mass : 566.857
140610
3'-hydroxyechinenone
Mass : 566.85560
Formula : C40H54O2
80214
echinenone is a Structural Derivative of
beta-carotene
Mass : 536.87264
Formula : C40H56
17579
carotene
Definition : Hydrocarbon carotenoids.
tetraterpene
Definition : A C40 terpene.
terpene
Definition : A hydrocarbon of biological origin having carbon skeleton formally derived from isoprene [CH22C(CH3)CH2CH2].
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