CHEBI:16148 - heptadecane

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ChEBI Name heptadecane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:16148
Definition A straight-chain alkane with 17 carbon atoms. It is a component of essential oils from plants like Opuntia littoralis and Annona squamosa.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:14393, CHEBI:5671, CHEBI:24511
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Formula C17H36
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 240.46774
InChI InChI=1S/C17H36/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-17-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-17H2,1-2H3
InChIKey NDJKXXJCMXVBJW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Metabolite of Species Details
Annona squamosa (NCBI:301693) See: PubMed
Opuntia littoralis (NCBI:993096) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
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.
volatile oil component
Any metabolite that is found naturally as a component of a volatile oil.
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Outgoing heptadecane (CHEBI:16148) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
heptadecane (CHEBI:16148) has role volatile oil component (CHEBI:27311)
heptadecane (CHEBI:16148) is a long-chain alkane (CHEBI:83563)
Incoming 16-methylheptadecan-1-ol (CHEBI:84911) has parent hydride heptadecane (CHEBI:16148)
2,6,10,14-tetramethylheptadecane (CHEBI:84229) has parent hydride heptadecane (CHEBI:16148)
2,6,10,15-tetramethylheptadecane (CHEBI:84230) has parent hydride heptadecane (CHEBI:16148)
margaryl group (CHEBI:32925) is substituent group from heptadecane (CHEBI:16148)
IUPAC Name
heptadecane
Synonyms Sources
CH3‒[CH2]15‒CH3 IUPAC
Heptadecane KEGG COMPOUND
heptadecane UniProt
Heptadekan ChEBI
n-heptadecane NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
C00030472 KNApSAcK
C01816 KEGG COMPOUND
Heptadecane Wikipedia
HEPTADECANE-CPD MetaCyc
HMDB59830 HMDB
LMFA11000003 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1738898 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
1738898 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
629-78-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
629-78-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
629-78-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
19 February 2015