CHEBI:32938 - pentacosane

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ChEBI Name pentacosane
Definition An alkane consisting of an unbranched chain of 25 carbon atoms.
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Formula C25H52
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 352.68040
Monoisotopic Mass 352.407
InChI InChI=1S/C25H52/c1-3-5-7-9-11-13-15-17-19-21-23-25-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-2/h3-25H2,1-2H3
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Biological Role(s): semiochemical
A molecular messenger released by an organism that affects the behaviour within or between species.
plant metabolite
Any eukaryotic metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in plants, the kingdom that include flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms.
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Outgoing pentacosane (CHEBI:32938) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
pentacosane (CHEBI:32938) has role semiochemical (CHEBI:26645)
pentacosane (CHEBI:32938) is a long-chain alkane (CHEBI:83563)
Incoming 24-methylpentacosan-1-ol (CHEBI:84917) has parent hydride pentacosane (CHEBI:32938)
pentacos-1-ene (CHEBI:78465) has parent hydride pentacosane (CHEBI:32938)
pentacosan-1-ol (CHEBI:78427) has parent hydride pentacosane (CHEBI:32938)
pentacosyl group (CHEBI:32939) is substituent group from pentacosane (CHEBI:32938)
Synonyms Sources
CH3‒[CH2]23‒CH3 ChEBI
n-pentacosane NIST Chemistry WebBook
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1383 BPDB
CPD-7944 MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1763638 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
1763638 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
629-99-2 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
629-99-2 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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19 February 2015