CHEBI:35020 - tributyrin

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ChEBI Name tributyrin
Definition A triglyceride obtained by formal acylation of the three hydroxy groups of glycerol by butyric acid.
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Formula C15H26O6
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 302.36330
InChI InChI=1S/C15H26O6/c1-4-7-13(16)19-10-12(21-15(18)9-6-3)11-20-14(17)8-5-2/h12H,4-11H2,1-3H3
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): EC (histone deacetylase) inhibitor
An EC 3.5.1.* (non-peptide linear amide C-N hydrolase) inhibitor that interferes with the function of histone deacetylase (EC
apoptosis inducer
Any substance that induces the process of apoptosis (programmed cell death) in multi-celled organisms.
human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
(via triglyceride )
Application(s): protective agent
Synthetic or natural substance which is given to prevent a disease or disorder or are used in the process of treating a disease or injury due to a poisonous agent.
A compound that, on administration, must undergo chemical conversion by metabolic processes before becoming the pharmacologically active drug for which it is a prodrug.
antineoplastic agent
A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.
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Outgoing tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) has functional parent butyric acid (CHEBI:30772)
tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) has role antineoplastic agent (CHEBI:35610)
tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) has role apoptosis inducer (CHEBI:68495)
tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) has role EC (histone deacetylase) inhibitor (CHEBI:61115)
tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) has role prodrug (CHEBI:50266)
tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) has role protective agent (CHEBI:50267)
tributyrin (CHEBI:35020) is a triglyceride (CHEBI:17855)
propane-1,2,3-triyl tributanoate
Synonyms Sources
1,2,3-Propanetriol, tributyrate HMDB
1,2,3-Propanetriyl tributanoate ChemIDplus
1,2,3-tributanoylglycerol UniProt
1,2,3-Tributyrylglycerol HMDB
2,3-Bis(butyryloxy)propyl butyrate HMDB
Butanoic acid, 1,2,3-propanetriyl ester ChemIDplus
Butyrin ChemIDplus
Butyryl triglyceride ChemIDplus
Glycerin tributyrate ChemIDplus
Glycerol tributanoate ChemIDplus
Glycerol tributyrate ChemIDplus
Glycerol tributyrate KEGG COMPOUND
Glyceroltributyrin ChemIDplus
Glyceryl tributyrate NIST Chemistry WebBook
Glyceryl tributyrate KEGG COMPOUND
propane-1,2,3-triyl tributyrate ChEBI
Tri-n-butyrin ChemIDplus
Tributin ChemIDplus
Tributyryl glyceride NIST Chemistry WebBook
Database Links Databases
Butyrin Wikipedia
CPD-13014 MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1714746 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
60-01-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
60-01-5 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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27 June 2014