CHEBI:17071 - glycolaldehyde

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ChEBI Name glycolaldehyde
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17071
Definition The glycolaldehyde derived from ethylene glycol. The parent of the class of glycolaldehydes.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5474, CHEBI:14347, CHEBI:24386
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Formula C2H4O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 60.05196
InChI InChI=1S/C2H4O2/c3-1-2-4/h1,4H,2H2
InChIKey WGCNASOHLSPBMP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [H]C(=O)CO
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fundamental metabolite
Any metabolite produced by all living cells.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing glycolaldehyde (CHEBI:17071) has role fundamental metabolite (CHEBI:78675)
glycolaldehyde (CHEBI:17071) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
glycolaldehyde (CHEBI:17071) is a glycolaldehydes (CHEBI:24387)
IUPAC Name
hydroxyacetaldehyde
Synonyms Sources
GLYCOALDEHYDE ChemIDplus
Glycolaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
glycolaldehyde UniProt
Glycolic aldehyde ChemIDplus
glycollaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
Hydroxyacetaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
Methylol formaldehyde ChemIDplus
Monomethylolformaldehyde ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00007457 KNApSAcK
C00266 KEGG COMPOUND
ECMDB02165 ECMDB
Glycolaldehyde Wikipedia
GLYCOLALDEHYDE MetaCyc
HMDB03344 HMDB
YMDB00343 YMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
141-46-8 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
141-46-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
141-46-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
506029 Beilstein Registry Number ChemIDplus
506029 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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23 February 2015