CHEBI:32926 - octadecane

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ChEBI Name octadecane
ChEBI ID CHEBI:32926
Definition A straight-chain alkane carrying 18 carbon atoms.
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Formula C18H38
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 254.49430
InChI InChI=1S/C18H38/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-17-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-18H2,1-2H3
InChIKey RZJRJXONCZWCBN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Metabolite of Species Details
Microcystis aeruginosa (NCBI:1126) See: PubMed
Artemisia annua (NCBI:35608) Found in flower (BTO:0000469). See: DOI
Artemisia annua (NCBI:35608) Found in stem (BTO:0001300). See: DOI
Artemisia annua (NCBI:35608) Found in leaf (BTO:0000713). See: DOI
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): bacterial metabolite
Any prokaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in bacteria.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
mouse metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in mouse (Mus musculus).
(via alkane )
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing octadecane (CHEBI:32926) has role bacterial metabolite (CHEBI:76969)
octadecane (CHEBI:32926) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
octadecane (CHEBI:32926) is a long-chain alkane (CHEBI:83563)
Incoming 1,2-octadecanediol (CHEBI:84956) has functional parent octadecane (CHEBI:32926)
stearic acid (CHEBI:28842) has parent hydride octadecane (CHEBI:32926)
stearyl alcohol (CHEBI:32154) has parent hydride octadecane (CHEBI:32926)
stearyl group (CHEBI:26755) is substituent group from octadecane (CHEBI:32926)
IUPAC Name
octadecane
Synonyms Sources
CH3‒[CH2]16‒CH3 IUPAC
n-octadecane NIST Chemistry WebBook
Oktadekan ChEBI
Database Link Database
C00030879 KNApSAcK
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1740138 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1740138 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
263389 Gmelin Registry Number Gmelin
593-45-3 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
593-45-3 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
Citation Waiting for Citations Type Source
9842728 PubMed citation CiteXplore
Last Modified
23 October 2015