CHEBI:22651 - ascorbate

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ChEBI Name ascorbate
Definition A ketoaldonate that is the conjugate base of ascorbic acid.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): antioxidant
A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides.
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Outgoing ascorbate (CHEBI:22651) has role antioxidant (CHEBI:22586)
ascorbate (CHEBI:22651) is a ketoaldonate (CHEBI:24961)
ascorbate (CHEBI:22651) is conjugate base of ascorbic acid (CHEBI:22652)
Incoming L-ascorbate (CHEBI:38290) is a ascorbate (CHEBI:22651)
ascorbic acid (CHEBI:22652) is conjugate acid of ascorbate (CHEBI:22651)
Last Modified
09 December 2010