CHEBI:33275 - β-tocotrienol

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ChEBI Name β-tocotrienol
ChEBI ASCII Name beta-tocotrienol
Definition A tocotrienol that is chroman-6-ol substituted by methyl groups at positions 2, 5 and 8 and a farnesyl chain at position 2. It has been isolated from various cultivars of wheat.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:35070
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Formula C28H42O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 410.63188
Monoisotopic Mass 410.31848
InChI InChI=1S/C28H42O2/c1-20(2)11-8-12-21(3)13-9-14-22(4)15-10-17-28(7)18-16-25-24(6)26(29)19-23(5)27(25)30-28/h11,13,15,19,29H,8-10,12,14,16-18H2,1-7H3/b21-13+,22-15+/t28-/m1/s1
SMILES CC(C)=CCC\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\CC[C@]1(C)CCc2c(C)c(O)cc(C)c2O1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
(via vitamin E )
(via tocol )
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.
apoptosis inducer
Any substance that induces the process of apoptosis (programmed cell death) in multi-celled organisms.
fat-soluble vitamin (role)
Any vitamin that dissolves in fats and are stored in body tissues. Unlike the water-soluble vitamins, they are stored in the body for long periods of time and generally pose a greater risk for toxicity when consumed in excess.
(via vitamin E )
Application(s): antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing β-tocotrienol (CHEBI:33275) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
β-tocotrienol (CHEBI:33275) has role apoptosis inducer (CHEBI:68495)
β-tocotrienol (CHEBI:33275) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
β-tocotrienol (CHEBI:33275) is a tocotrienol (CHEBI:33235)
β-tocotrienol (CHEBI:33275) is a vitamin E (CHEBI:33234)
Synonyms Sources
(2R)-2,5,8-trimethyl-2-[(3E,7E)-4,8,12-trimethyltrideca-3,7,11-trien-1-yl]-3,4-dihydro-2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol IUPAC
(2R)-3,4-dihydro-2,5,8-trimethyl-2-[(3E,7E)-4,8,12-trimethyl-3,7,11-tridecatrienyl]-2H-1-benzopyran-6-ol ChemIDplus
beta-tocotrienol KEGG COMPOUND
β-tocotrienol UniProt
β-tocotrienol ChemIDplus
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Beta-Tocotrienol Wikipedia
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CPD-15837 MetaCyc
EP1948808 Patent
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HMDB0030554 HMDB
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US2007021497 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
43513 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
43513 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
490-23-3 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
490-23-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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04 August 2021