CHEBI:17757 - plastoquinone

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ChEBI Name plastoquinone
ChEBI ID CHEBI:17757
Definition A polyprenylbenzoquinone that is 2,3-dimethylbenzoquinone with a polyprenyl side chain at position 5. There are several naturally-occurring plastoquinones with side chains of different length (containing between 6 and 9 isoprene units).
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:8262, CHEBI:14845, CHEBI:26163
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Formula C8H8O2(C5H8)n
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing plastoquinone (CHEBI:17757) is a polyprenylbenzoquinone (CHEBI:35795)
Incoming plastoquinone-9 (CHEBI:28377) is a plastoquinone (CHEBI:17757)
Synonyms Sources
2,3-dimethylpolyprenylbenzoquinones ChEBI
a plastoquinone UniProt
Plastoquinone KEGG COMPOUND
Manual Xref Database
C02061 KEGG COMPOUND
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Registry Number Type Source
112055-76-2 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
Last Modified
13 May 2013