CHEBI:18222 - xylose

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ChEBI Name xylose
ChEBI ID CHEBI:18222
Definition An aldopentose, found in the embryos of most edible plants and used in medicine to test for malabsorption by administration in water to the patient.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:27348, CHEBI:46500, CHEBI:10085, CHEBI:15332, CHEBI:33944
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Formula C5H10O5
Roles Classification
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.
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Outgoing xylose (CHEBI:18222) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
xylose (CHEBI:18222) is a aldopentose (CHEBI:33916)
Incoming xylose derivative (CHEBI:74865) has functional parent xylose (CHEBI:18222)
D-xylose (CHEBI:65327) is a xylose (CHEBI:18222)
L-xylose (CHEBI:65328) is a xylose (CHEBI:18222)
IUPAC Names
xylo-pentose
xylose
Synonyms Sources
DL-xylose ChEBI
Xyl JCBN
xylose UniProt
Xylose KEGG COMPOUND
Manual Xrefs Databases
C01394 KEGG COMPOUND
Xylose Wikipedia
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Last Modified
16 June 2015