CHEBI:65101 - 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid

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ChEBI Name 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid
ChEBI ID CHEBI:65101
Definition A 2-hydroxy fatty acid comprising a C16 straight chain carrying a hydroxy substituent at position 2.
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Formula C16H32O3
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 272.42350
Monoisotopic Mass 272.235
InChI InChI=1S/C16H32O3/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15(17)16(18)19/h15,17H,2-14H2,1H3,(H,18,19)
InChIKey JGHSBPIZNUXPLA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)C(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): human metabolite
Any mammalian metabolite produced during a metabolic reaction in humans (Homo sapiens).
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Outgoing 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101) has role human metabolite (CHEBI:77746)
2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101) is a 2-hydroxy fatty acid (CHEBI:10283)
2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101) is a long-chain fatty acid (CHEBI:15904)
2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101) is conjugate acid of 2-hydroxyhexadecanoate (CHEBI:65097)
Incoming 2-hydroxyhexadecanoyl-CoA (CHEBI:74137) has functional parent 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101)
N-2-hydroxypalmitoylsphingosine (CHEBI:76751) has functional parent 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101)
(R)-2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:75972) is a 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101)
(S)-2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:75977) is a 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101)
2-hydroxyhexadecanoate (CHEBI:65097) is conjugate base of 2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid (CHEBI:65101)
IUPAC Name
2-hydroxyhexadecanoic acid
Synonym Source
2-hydroxypalmitic acid ChEBI
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CPD-8475 MetaCyc
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Registry Numbers Types Sources
1726516 Reaxys Registry Number Reaxys
764-67-0 CAS Registry Number ChemIDplus
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Last Modified
09 January 2018