CHEBI:30805 - lauric acid

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ChEBI Name lauric acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:30805
Definition A straight-chain, twelve-carbon medium-chain saturated fatty acid with strong bactericidal properties; the main fatty acid in coconut oil and palm kernel oil.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:41882, CHEBI:4680, CHEBI:23864
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Formula C12H24O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 200.31780
InChI InChI=1S/C12H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12(13)14/h2-11H2,1H3,(H,13,14)
InChIKey POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
Metabolite of Species Details
Centella asiatica (NCBI:48106) See: MetaboLights Study
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): plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
antibacterial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
Application(s): antibacterial agent
A substance that kills or slows the growth of bacteria.
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Outgoing lauric acid (CHEBI:30805) has parent hydride dodecane (CHEBI:28817)
lauric acid (CHEBI:30805) has role antibacterial agent (CHEBI:33282)
lauric acid (CHEBI:30805) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
lauric acid (CHEBI:30805) is a medium-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:59554)
lauric acid (CHEBI:30805) is a straight-chain saturated fatty acid (CHEBI:39418)
lauric acid (CHEBI:30805) is conjugate acid of laurate (CHEBI:18262)
Incoming 1,2-dilauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphate (CHEBI:45192) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1,2-dilauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine betaine (CHEBI:65211) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1,2-dioleoyl-3-lauroyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:77685) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-O-(α-D-galactopyranosyl)-N-dodecanoylphytosphingosine (CHEBI:84159) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-heptadecanoyl-2-lauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphate (CHEBI:85382) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-lauroyl-2-arachidonoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (CHEBI:74967) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-lauroyl-2-oleoylglycerol (CHEBI:75579) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-lauroyl-2-palmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (CHEBI:75017) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-lauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (CHEBI:74966) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-monolauroylglycerol (CHEBI:75539) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-oleoyl-2-lauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phospho-(1ʼ-sn-glycerol) (CHEBI:77121) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-oleoyl-2-lauroyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:75445) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-palmitoyl-2-lauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phospho-(1ʼ-sn-glycerol) (CHEBI:77122) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
1-palmitoyl-2-lauroyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (CHEBI:75018) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
10-methyldodecanoic acid (CHEBI:84872) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
11-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:76937) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
12-bromododecanoic acid (CHEBI:49519) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
12-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:39567) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
2,3-dilauroyl-sn-glycerol (CHEBI:77390) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
2-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:36211) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
2-lauroylglycerol (CHEBI:75453) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
3,12-dihydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:76934) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
3-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:36206) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
3-oxolauric acid (CHEBI:18037) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
4-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:36214) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
7-hydroxylauric acid (CHEBI:85510) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-(dodecanoyl)ethanolamine (CHEBI:85263) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylphytosphingosine (CHEBI:78001) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylsphinganine (CHEBI:85261) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylsphingosine (CHEBI:72956) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-dodecanoylsphingosine 1-phosphate (CHEBI:72718) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-lauroyl-1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine (CHEBI:85794) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
N-lauroylglycine (CHEBI:74441) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
L-erythro-N-dodecanoylsphingosine (CHEBI:77955) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
dilauroyl phosphatidylglycerol (CHEBI:60725) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanamide (CHEBI:34726) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanoyl-AMP (CHEBI:84312) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
ipomotaoside A (CHEBI:70318) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
ipomotaoside B (CHEBI:70319) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
ipomotaoside C (CHEBI:70320) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
ipomotaoside D (CHEBI:70321) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
kansuiphorin A (CHEBI:66138) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
kansuiphorin B (CHEBI:66139) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
lauroyl-CoA (CHEBI:15521) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
O-dodecanoylcarnitine (CHEBI:73054) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
palmityl laurate (CHEBI:84080) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
pescaprein XXI (CHEBI:67851) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
pescaprein XXII (CHEBI:67852) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
pescaprein XXV (CHEBI:67855) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
trilaurin (CHEBI:77389) has functional parent lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
laurate (CHEBI:18262) is conjugate base of lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
dodecanoyl group (CHEBI:32359) is substituent group from lauric acid (CHEBI:30805)
IUPAC Name
dodecanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
1-undecanecarboxylic acid DrugBank
ABL DrugBank
C12 fatty acid DrugBank
C12:0 ChEBI
CH3‒[CH2]10‒COOH IUPAC
Coconut oil fatty acids DrugBank
DAO DrugBank
Dodecanoic acid KEGG COMPOUND
dodecoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
Dodecylcarboxylate KEGG COMPOUND
Dodecylic acid DrugBank
Duodecyclic acid DrugBank
Duodecylic acid DrugBank
Lauric acid KEGG COMPOUND
LAURIC ACID PDBeChem
Laurinsaeure DrugBank
Laurinsäure ChEBI
Laurostearic acid DrugBank
n-dodecanoic acid NIST Chemistry WebBook
N-dodecanoic acid DrugBank
Undecane-1-carboxylic acid DrugBank
Vulvic acid DrugBank
Database Links Databases
C00001221 KNApSAcK
C02679 KEGG COMPOUND
c0566 UM-BBD
DAO PDBeChem
DB03017 DrugBank
DODECANOATE MetaCyc
HMDB00638 HMDB
Lauric_acid Wikipedia
LMFA01010012 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
103520 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
1099477 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1099477 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
143-07-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
143-07-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
143-07-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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Last Modified
27 May 2015