CHEBI:24757 - hypochlorous acid

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ChEBI Name hypochlorous acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:24757
Definition A chlorine oxoacid with formula HOCl; a weak, unstable acid, it is the active form of chlorine in water.
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Formula ClHO
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 52.46004
InChI InChI=1S/ClHO/c1-2/h2H
InChIKey QWPPOHNGKGFGJK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES OCl
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:9606) See: DOI
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor
An EC 3.1.1.* (carboxylic ester hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of enzyme acetylcholinesterase (EC 3.1.1.7), which helps breaking down of acetylcholine into choline and acetic acid.
EC 2.5.1.18 (glutathione transferase) inhibitor
An EC 2.5.1.* (non-methyl-alkyl or aryl transferase) inhibitor that interferes with the action of a glutathione transferase (EC 2.5.1.18).
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757) has role EC 2.5.1.18 (glutathione transferase) inhibitor (CHEBI:76797)
hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757) has role EC 3.1.1.7 (acetylcholinesterase) inhibitor (CHEBI:38462)
hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757) is a chlorine oxoacid (CHEBI:33426)
hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757) is a reactive oxygen species (CHEBI:26523)
hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757) is conjugate acid of hypochlorite (CHEBI:29222)
Incoming hypochlorite (CHEBI:29222) is conjugate base of hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757)
chlorooxy group (CHEBI:29879) is substituent group from hypochlorous acid (CHEBI:24757)
IUPAC Names
chloranol
hydroxidochlorine
hypochlorous acid
Synonyms Sources
[ClOH] IUPAC
Chlor(I)-säure ChEBI
HClO IUPAC
HOCl IUPAC
hypochloric acid ChEBI
hypochlorige Säure ChEBI
hypochlorous acid UniProt
Registry Numbers Types Sources
688 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
7790-92-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
7790-92-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
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Last Modified
31 March 2014