CHEBI:28966 - chlorophyll

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ChEBI Name chlorophyll
Definition A family of magnesium porphyrins, defined by the presence of a fifth ring beyond the four pyrrole-like rings. The rings can have various side chains which usually include a long phytol chain.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:3635, CHEBI:3630, CHEBI:18178, CHEBI:13973, CHEBI:23161
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Formula C49H58MgN4O5R4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass (excl. R groups) 807.316
Monoisotopic Mass (excl. R groups) 806.42576
SMILES C1=2N3C(C=C4[N+]5=C(C=C6N7C8=C(C9=[N+](C(=C1)[C@H]([C@@H]9CCC(OC/C=C(/CCC[C@@H](CCC[C@@H](CCCC(C)C)C)C)\C)=O)C)[Mg-2]735)[C@H](C(C8=C6C)=O)C(=O)OC)C(=C4*)*)=C(C2*)*
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).
(via porphyrins )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966) is a magnesium porphyrin (CHEBI:25111)
chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966) is conjugate acid of chlorophyll(1−) (CHEBI:139291)
Incoming 71-hydroxychlorophyll a (CHEBI:76032) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
bacteriochlorophyll (CHEBI:38201) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll a' (CHEBI:189419) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll a (CHEBI:18230) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll b (CHEBI:27888) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll c1 (CHEBI:38202) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll c2 (CHEBI:38203) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll d (CHEBI:38199) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll f (CHEBI:61290) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyllide (CHEBI:38206) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
divinyl chlorophyll a (CHEBI:73113) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
divinyl chlorophyll b (CHEBI:73115) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
divinylchlorophyll a' (CHEBI:189420) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
geranylgeranyl bacteriochlorophyllide a (CHEBI:91131) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
geranylgeranyl-chlorophyll a (CHEBI:64668) is a chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
chlorophyll(1−) (CHEBI:139291) is conjugate base of chlorophyll (CHEBI:28966)
Synonyms Sources
chlorophyll JCBN
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Registry Number Type Source
1406-65-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
28 March 2018