CHEBI:17158 - methylglyoxal

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ChEBI Name methylglyoxal
Definition A 2-oxo aldehyde derived from propanal.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:6875, CHEBI:11643, CHEBI:14599, CHEBI:25303
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Formula C3H4O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 72.06266
Monoisotopic Mass 72.02113
InChI InChI=1S/C3H4O2/c1-3(5)2-4/h2H,1H3
Metabolite of Species Details
Mus musculus (NCBI:txid10090) Source: BioModels - MODEL1507180067 See: PubMed
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (NCBI:txid4932) Source: See: PubMed
Escherichia coli (NCBI:txid562) See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite
Any fungal metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae ).
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
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Outgoing methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158) has role Saccharomyces cerevisiae metabolite (CHEBI:75772)
methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158) has role mouse metabolite (CHEBI:75771)
methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158) is a 2-oxo aldehyde (CHEBI:27659)
methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158) is a propanals (CHEBI:26282)
Incoming mitoguazone (CHEBI:43996) has functional parent methylglyoxal (CHEBI:17158)
Synonyms Sources
1,2-propanedione NIST Chemistry WebBook
2-Ketopropionaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
2-Oxopropanal KEGG COMPOUND
2-oxopropionaldehyde ChemIDplus
acetylformaldehyde ChemIDplus
acetylformyl NIST Chemistry WebBook
α-ketopropionaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
CH3COCHO NIST Chemistry WebBook
Methylglyoxal KEGG COMPOUND
methylglyoxal UniProt
Pyruvaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
Pyruvic aldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00007562 KNApSAcK
Methylglyoxal Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
78-98-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
78-98-8 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
906750 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
906750 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
08 August 2018
General Comment
2011-01-26 Formed endogenously in numerous reactions, it modifies Arg and Lys residues in proteins, forming advanced glycation end-products which are associated with complications of diabetes and some neurodegenerative diseases.