CHEBI:16374 - menaquinone

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ChEBI Name menaquinone
Definition Any member of the class of menaquinones that is 2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone with an unsaturated isoprenoid chain at the 3-position.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:6749, CHEBI:14582, CHEBI:25184
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Formula (C5H8)nC11H8O2
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Metabolite of Species Details
Escherichia coli (NCBI:txid562) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): Escherichia coli metabolite
Any bacterial metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in Escherichia coli.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in a mouse (Mus musculus).
(via vitamin K )
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 K )
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Outgoing menaquinone (CHEBI:16374) has role Escherichia coli metabolite (CHEBI:76971)
menaquinone (CHEBI:16374) is a menaquinones (CHEBI:25185)
menaquinone (CHEBI:16374) is a vitamin K (CHEBI:28384)
Incoming menaquinone-4 (CHEBI:78277) is a menaquinone (CHEBI:16374)
menaquinone-7 (CHEBI:44245) is a menaquinone (CHEBI:16374)
menaquinone-8 (CHEBI:44027) is a menaquinone (CHEBI:16374)
menaquinone-9 (CHEBI:44147) is a menaquinone (CHEBI:16374)
Synonyms Sources
a menaquinone UniProt
menaquinone-n ChEBI
Menatetrenone KEGG COMPOUND
vitamin K2 ChemIDplus
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Vitamin_K2 Wikipedia
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Registry Number Type Source
11032-49-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Last Modified
28 July 2021