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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

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Accession:CHEBI:143962 term browser browse the term
Definition:A primary alpha-hydroxy ketone that is butan-2-one substituted by a hydroxy group at positions 1 and 3.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 1,3-dihydroxy-2-butanone;   Formula=C4H8O3;   InChI=1S/C4H8O3/c1-3(6)4(7)2-5/h3,5-6H,2H2,1H3;   InChIKey=KXZUWTXQPYQEFV-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=OCC(C(O)C)=O
 xref: CAS:138320-11-3;   PMID:2621446

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  CHEBI ontology 19821
    role 19769
      application 19481
        solvent 16636
          polar solvent 15449
            polar aprotic solvent 585
              butan-2-one 8
                1,3-dihydroxybutan-2-one 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19821
    subatomic particle 19819
      composite particle 19819
        hadron 19819
          baryon 19819
            nucleon 19819
              atomic nucleus 19819
                atom 19819
                  main group element atom 19716
                    p-block element atom 19716
                      carbon group element atom 19640
                        carbon atom 19630
                          organic molecular entity 19630
                            organic group 18737
                              organic divalent group 18728
                                organodiyl group 18728
                                  carbonyl group 18675
                                    carbonyl compound 18675
                                      ketone 16923
                                        oxyketone 8659
                                          alpha-oxyketone 8659
                                            alpha-hydroxy ketone 8659
                                              primary alpha-hydroxy ketone 7541
                                                1,3-dihydroxybutan-2-one 0
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