CHEBI:32931 - henicosane

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ChEBI Name henicosane
Definition An alkane that has 21 carbons and a straight-chain structure. It has been isolated from plants like Periploca laevigata and Carthamus tinctorius.
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Formula C21H44
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 296.57410
Monoisotopic Mass 296.344
InChI InChI=1S/C21H44/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-17-19-21-20-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-21H2,1-2H3
Metabolite of Species Details
Periploca laevigata (NCBI:txid413294) See: PubMed
Carthamus tinctorius (NCBI:txid4222) See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): pheromone
A semiochemical used in olfactory communication between organisms of the same species eliciting a change in sexual or social behaviour.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
volatile oil component
Any metabolite that is found naturally as a component of a volatile oil.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing henicosane (CHEBI:32931) has role pheromone (CHEBI:26013)
henicosane (CHEBI:32931) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
henicosane (CHEBI:32931) has role volatile oil component (CHEBI:27311)
henicosane (CHEBI:32931) is a long-chain alkane (CHEBI:83563)
Incoming 20-methylhenicosan-1-ol (CHEBI:84915) has parent hydride henicosane (CHEBI:32931)
henicosan-1-ol (CHEBI:78410) has parent hydride henicosane (CHEBI:32931)
henicosyl group (CHEBI:32932) is substituent group from henicosane (CHEBI:32931)
Synonyms Sources
heneicosane ChemIDplus
n-heneicosane NIST Chemistry WebBook
Manual Xrefs Databases
CPD-7935 MetaCyc
US2008293992 Patent
US7615672 Patent
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1748500 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1748500 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
629-94-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
629-94-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
19018567 PubMed citation Europe PMC
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Last Modified
23 October 2015