CHEBI:27470 - folic acid

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ChEBI Name folic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:27470
Definition An N-acyl-amino acid that is a form of the water-soluble vitamin B9. Its biologically active forms (tetrahydrofolate and others) are essential for nucleotide biosynthesis and homocysteine remethylation.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42610, CHEBI:5140, CHEBI:569217, CHEBI:24075
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Formula C19H19N7O6
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 441.39774
InChI InChI=1S/C19H19N7O6/c20-19-25-15-14(17(30)26-19)23-11(8-22-15)7-21-10-3-1-9(2-4-10)16(29)24-12(18(31)32)5-6-13(27)28/h1-4,8,12,21H,5-7H2,(H,24,29)(H,27,28)(H,31,32)(H3,20,22,25,26,30)/t12-/m0/s1
InChIKey OVBPIULPVIDEAO-LBPRGKRZSA-N
SMILES Nc1nc2ncc(CNc3ccc(cc3)C(=O)N[C@@H](CCC(O)=O)C(O)=O)nc2c(=O)[nH]1
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).
B vitamin
Any of the group of eight water-soluble vitamins originally thought to be a single compound (vitamin B) that play important roles in cell metabolism. The group comprises vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12. (Around 20 other compounds were once thought to be B vitamins but are no longer classified as such.)
nutrient
A nutrient is a chemical element needed by all life forms.
Application(s): B vitamin
Any of the group of eight water-soluble vitamins originally thought to be a single compound (vitamin B) that play important roles in cell metabolism. The group comprises vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12. (Around 20 other compounds were once thought to be B vitamins but are no longer classified as such.)
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing folic acid (CHEBI:27470) has functional parent pteroic acid (CHEBI:38794)
folic acid (CHEBI:27470) has role B vitamin (CHEBI:75769)
folic acid (CHEBI:27470) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
folic acid (CHEBI:27470) has role nutrient (CHEBI:33284)
folic acid (CHEBI:27470) is a N-acyl-amino acid (CHEBI:51569)
folic acid (CHEBI:27470) is a folic acids (CHEBI:37445)
folic acid (CHEBI:27470) is conjugate acid of folate(2−) (CHEBI:62501)
Incoming 4-aminofolic acid (CHEBI:22526) has functional parent folic acid (CHEBI:27470)
vitamin B complex (CHEBI:75782) has part folic acid (CHEBI:27470)
folate(2−) (CHEBI:62501) is conjugate base of folic acid (CHEBI:27470)
IUPAC Name
N-(4-{[(2-amino-4-oxo-3,4-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}benzoyl)-L-glutamic acid
Synonyms Sources
Folate KEGG COMPOUND
Folic acid KEGG COMPOUND
FOLIC ACID PDBeChem
Folic acid KEGG COMPOUND
Folsäure ChEBI
N-[(4-{[(2-amino-4-oxo-1,4-dihydropteridin-6-yl)methyl]amino}phenyl)carbonyl]-L-glutamic acid PDBeChem
N-pteroyl-L-glutamic acid ChEBI
PGA NIST Chemistry WebBook
PteGlu NIST Chemistry WebBook
pteroyl-L-glutamic acid ChemIDplus
pteroyl-L-monoglutamic acid ChemIDplus
Pteroylglutamic acid KEGG COMPOUND
vitamin Bc ChemIDplus
vitamin M ChemIDplus
Database Links Databases
C00001539 KNApSAcK
C00504 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD-12826 MetaCyc
D00070 KEGG DRUG
DB00158 DrugBank
FOL PDBeChem
Folic_Acid Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
100781 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
100781 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
59-30-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
59-30-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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24 November 2014