CHEBI:55328 - 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:55328
Definition An ω-hydroxy-long-chain fatty acid that is hexadecanoic acid (also known as palmitic acid) which is substituted at position 16 by a hydroxy group. It is a key monomer of cutin in the plant cuticle.
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Formula C16H32O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 272.429
Monoisotopic Mass 272.23514
InChI InChI=1S/C16H32O3/c17-15-13-11-9-7-5-3-1-2-4-6-8-10-12-14-16(18)19/h17H,1-15H2,(H,18,19)
InChIKey UGAGPNKCDRTDHP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES C(CCCCCCCCCCO)CCCCC(O)=O
Roles Classification
Chemical Role(s): Bronsted acid
A molecular entity capable of donating a hydron to an acceptor (Bronsted base).
(via oxoacid )
Biological Role(s): 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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ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328) has functional parent hexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:15756)
16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328) has role plant metabolite (CHEBI:76924)
16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328) is a ω-hydroxy-long-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:140997)
16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328) is conjugate acid of 16-hydroxyhexadecanoate (CHEBI:55329)
Incoming 16-(β-D-glucopyranosyloxy)hexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:144935) has functional parent 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328)
16-hydroxyhexadecanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:85213) has functional parent 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328)
3,16-dihydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:63900) has functional parent 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328)
oscr#28 (CHEBI:79150) has functional parent 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328)
16-hydroxyhexadecanoate (CHEBI:55329) is conjugate base of 16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:55328)
IUPAC Name
16-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid
Synonyms Sources
16-hydroxy-hexadecanoic acid LIPID MAPS
16-Hydroxyhexadecanoic acid ChemIDplus
16-hydroxypalmitic acid ChEBI
16-Hydroxypalmitic acid KEGG COMPOUND
16-OH 16:0 ChEBI
juniperic acid ChemIDplus
ω-hydroxypalmitic acid ChemIDplus
Manual Xrefs Databases
C18218 KEGG COMPOUND
HMDB0006294 HMDB
LMFA01050051 LIPID MAPS
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1783998 Beilstein Registry Number Beilstein
1783998 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
506-13-8 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
24 September 2019