CHEBI:15040 - retinyl palmitate

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ChEBI Name retinyl palmitate
Definition A palmitate ester of retinol with undefined geometry about the C=C bonds.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Formula C36H60O2
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
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Outgoing retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040) has functional parent retinol (CHEBI:50211)
retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040) is a hexadecanoate ester (CHEBI:25835)
Incoming 11-cis-retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:16254) is a retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040)
13-cis-retinyl hexadecanoate (CHEBI:138722) is a retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040)
9-cis-retinyl hexadecanoate (CHEBI:138725) is a retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040)
all-trans-retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:17616) is a retinyl palmitate (CHEBI:15040)
3,7-dimethyl-9-(2,6,6-trimethylcyclohex-1-en-1-yl)nona-2,4,6,8-tetraen-1-yl hexadecanoate
Last Modified
15 January 2018