CHEBI:35584 - purine

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ChEBI Name purine
ChEBI ID CHEBI:35584
Definition A heterobicyclic aromatic organic compound comprising a pyrimidine ring fused to an imidazole ring; the parent compound of the purines.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): fundamental metabolite
Any metabolite produced by all living cells.
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Outgoing purine (CHEBI:35584) has role fundamental metabolite (CHEBI:78675)
purine (CHEBI:35584) is a mancude organic heterobicyclic parent (CHEBI:35570)
purine (CHEBI:35584) is a purines (CHEBI:26401)
Incoming 1H-purine (CHEBI:35586) is a purine (CHEBI:35584)
3H-purine (CHEBI:35588) is a purine (CHEBI:35584)
7H-purine (CHEBI:17258) is a purine (CHEBI:35584)
9H-purine (CHEBI:35589) is a purine (CHEBI:35584)
IUPAC Name
purine
Database Links Databases
C15587 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB01366 HMDB
PURINE MetaCyc
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Citations Waiting for Citations Types Sources
12865945 PubMed citation Europe PMC
24088627 PubMed citation Europe PMC
Last Modified
10 June 2014
General Comment
2010-12-21 Four tautomers of this compound exist: 1H-, 3H-, 7H- and 9H-purine.