CHEBI:89634 - Melanin

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ChEBI Name Melanin
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Formula C18H10N2O4
Net Charge 0
Average Mass 318.284
Monoisotopic Mass 318.06406
InChI InChI=1S/C18H10N2O4/c1-5-13-9-7(3-19-13)12-10-8(11(9)17(23)15(5)21)4-20-14(10)6(2)16(22)18(12)24/h3-4,19-20H,1-2H3
SMILES O=C1C(=O)C2=C3C(NC=C3C=4C(=O)C(=O)C(C)=C5NC=C2C54)=C1C
Roles Classification
Biological Role(s): biological pigment
An endogenous molecular entity that results in a colour of an organism as the consequence of the selective absorption of light.
(via melanins )
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Outgoing Melanin (CHEBI:89634) is a melanins (CHEBI:25179)
Registry Number Type Source
8049-97-6 CAS Registry Number KEGG COMPOUND
Last Modified
10 February 2016