CHEBI:28260 - galactose

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ChEBI Name galactose
ChEBI ID CHEBI:28260
Definition An aldohexose that is the C-4 epimer of glucose.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:5256, CHEBI:24162, CHEBI:33933
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Formula C6H12O6
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fundamental metabolite
Any metabolite produced by all living cells.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing galactose (CHEBI:28260) has role fundamental metabolite (CHEBI:78675)
galactose (CHEBI:28260) is a aldohexose (CHEBI:33917)
Incoming aldehydo-galactose (CHEBI:37662) is a galactose (CHEBI:28260)
D-galactose (CHEBI:12936) is a galactose (CHEBI:28260)
L-galactose (CHEBI:37618) is a galactose (CHEBI:28260)
galactopyranose (CHEBI:37621) is a galactose (CHEBI:28260)
IUPAC Names
galacto-hexose
galactose
Synonyms Sources
Gal JCBN
Galactose KEGG COMPOUND
Galaktose ChEBI
Manual Xrefs Databases
C01582 KEGG COMPOUND
Galactose Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
26566-61-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
26566-61-0 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Last Modified
05 June 2014