CHEBI:5445 - glyceraldehyde

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ChEBI Name glyceraldehyde
ChEBI ID CHEBI:5445
Definition An aldotriose comprising propanal having hydroxy groups at the 2- and 3-positions. It plays role in the formation of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs), a deleterious accompaniment to ageing.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:387614, CHEBI:24343
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Formula C3H6O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 90.07794
Monoisotopic Mass 90.032
InChI InChI=1S/C3H6O3/c4-1-3(6)2-5/h1,3,5-6H,2H2
InChIKey MNQZXJOMYWMBOU-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES [H]C(=O)C(O)CO
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fundamental metabolite
Any metabolite produced by all living cells.
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Outgoing glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:5445) has role fundamental metabolite (CHEBI:78675)
glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:5445) is a aldotriose (CHEBI:33914)
Incoming (3E)-3-(methoxyimino)propane-1,2-diol (CHEBI:131415) has functional parent glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:5445)
glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate (CHEBI:17138) has functional parent glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:5445)
D-glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:17378) is a glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:5445)
L-glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:27975) is a glyceraldehyde (CHEBI:5445)
IUPAC Name
2,3-dihydroxypropanal
Synonyms Sources
(±)-glyceraldehyde ChemIDplus
2,3-Dihydroxypropanal KEGG COMPOUND
2,3-Dihydroxypropionaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
Aldotriose KEGG COMPOUND
α,β-dihydroxypropionaldehyde ChemIDplus
DL-glyceraldehyde ChemIDplus
gliceraldehído ChEBI
Glyceraldehyd ChEBI
glycéraldéhyde ChEBI
Glyceraldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
glyceric aldehyde ChemIDplus
Glycerinaldehyd ChEBI
glycerinaldehyde ChemIDplus
glycerinformal ChemIDplus
glycérose ChEBI
Glycerose KEGG COMPOUND
Glyzerinaldehyd ChEBI
Database Links Databases
C00007413 KNApSAcK
C02154 KEGG COMPOUND
CPD0-1551 MetaCyc
DB02536 DrugBank
Glyceraldehyde Wikipedia
HMDB0001051 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
164389 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
367-47-5 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
56-82-6 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
635844 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
635844 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
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Last Modified
14 November 2016
General Comment
2010-12-14 Plays role in the formation of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs), a deleterious accompaniment to aging.