CHEBI:34787 - heptanal

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ChEBI Name heptanal
Definition An n-alkanal resulting from the oxidation of the alcoholic hydroxy group of heptan-1-ol to the corresponding aldehyde. An endogenous aldehyde coming from membrane lipid oxidation, it is found in the blood of lung cancer patients and has been regarded as a potential biomarker of lung cancer.
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Formula C7H14O
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 114.186
Monoisotopic Mass 114.10447
InChI InChI=1S/C7H14O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8/h7H,2-6H2,1H3
Metabolite of Species Details
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in faeces (UBERON:0001988). See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in saliva (UBERON:0001836). See: PubMed
Homo sapiens (NCBI:txid9606) Found in blood (UBERON:0000178). See: PubMed
Roles Classification
Application(s): biomarker
A substance used as an indicator of a biological state.
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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing heptanal (CHEBI:34787) has role biomarker (CHEBI:59163)
heptanal (CHEBI:34787) is a n-alkanal (CHEBI:12834)
heptanal (CHEBI:34787) is a medium-chain fatty aldehyde (CHEBI:142621)
heptanal (CHEBI:34787) is a saturated fatty aldehyde (CHEBI:133249)
Synonyms Sources
aldehyde C-7 ChemIDplus
enanthal ChemIDplus
enanthaldehyde ChemIDplus
enanthic aldehyde ChemIDplus
heptaldehyde ChemIDplus
heptanal UniProt
heptanaldehyde ChemIDplus
heptyl aldehyde ChemIDplus
heptylaldehyde ChemIDplus
n-C6H13CHO NIST Chemistry WebBook
n-heptaldehyde ChemIDplus
n-Heptaldehyde KEGG COMPOUND
n-heptanal ChemIDplus
n-heptylaldehyde ChemIDplus
oenanthal ChemIDplus
oenanthaldehyde ChemIDplus
oenanthic aldehyde ChemIDplus
oenanthol ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
C00034880 KNApSAcK
Heptanal Wikipedia
HMDB0031475 HMDB
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
111-71-7 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
111-71-7 CAS Registry Number NIST Chemistry WebBook
111-71-7 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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04 March 2019