CHEBI:34768 - furfural

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ChEBI Name furfural
Definition An aldehyde that is furan with the hydrogen at position 2 substituted by a formyl group.
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Secondary ChEBI IDs CHEBI:42593
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Formula C5H4O2
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 96.08410
Monoisotopic Mass 96.02113
InChI InChI=1S/C5H4O2/c6-4-5-2-1-3-7-5/h1-4H
SMILES O=Cc1ccco1
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Maillard reaction product
Any thermal degradation product obtained as a result of a chemical reaction between an amino acid and a reducing sugar (Maillard reaction, a non-enzymatic browning procedure that usually imparts flavour to starch-based food products).
Biological Role(s): metabolite
Any intermediate or product resulting from metabolism. The term 'metabolite' subsumes the classes commonly known as primary and secondary metabolites.
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Outgoing furfural (CHEBI:34768) has functional parent furan (CHEBI:35559)
furfural (CHEBI:34768) has role Maillard reaction product (CHEBI:77523)
furfural (CHEBI:34768) has role metabolite (CHEBI:25212)
furfural (CHEBI:34768) is a aldehyde (CHEBI:17478)
furfural (CHEBI:34768) is a furans (CHEBI:24129)
Synonyms Sources
2-Formylfuran ChemIDplus
2-Furaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
2-Furanaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
2-Furancarbonal ChemIDplus
2-Furancarboxaldehyde ChemIDplus
2-Furyl-methanal ChemIDplus
2-Furylcarboxaldehyde ChemIDplus
Furaldehyde NIST Chemistry WebBook
furfural UniProt
Manual Xrefs Databases
368 PPDB
C00030331 KNApSAcK
CPD0-2357 MetaCyc
FU2 PDBeChem
Furfural Wikipedia
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
105755 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
98-01-1 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
98-01-1 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
98-01-1 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
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05 July 2023