CHEBI:25848 - pantothenic acids

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ChEBI Name pantothenic acids
Definition A class of amides formed from pantoic acid and β-alanine and its derivatives.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): cofactor
An organic molecule or ion (usually a metal ion) that is required by an enzyme for its activity. It may be attached either loosely (coenzyme) or tightly (prosthetic group).
water-soluble vitamin (role)
Any vitamin that dissolves in water and readily absorbed into tissues for immediate use. Unlike the fat-soluble vitamins, they are not stored in the body and need to be replenished regularly in the diet and will rarely accumulate to toxic levels since they are quickly excreted from the body via urine.
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Outgoing pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848) has role cofactor (CHEBI:23357)
pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848) has role water-soluble vitamin (role) (CHEBI:27314)
pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848) is a β-alanine derivative (CHEBI:22823)
pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848) is a carboxamide (CHEBI:37622)
Incoming pantetheines (CHEBI:25845) is a pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848)
pantothenates (CHEBI:25847) is a pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848)
pantothenic acid (CHEBI:7916) is a pantothenic acids (CHEBI:25848)
Last Modified
25 October 2012