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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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Definition:A gamma-lactone that is oxolan-2-one substituted by a butyl group at position 5. It is a volatile compound found in peaches, mangoes, beef and ham.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 5-butyldihydrofuran-2(3H)-one
 related_synonym: 4-butyl-gamma-butyrolactone;   4-octanolide;   5-butyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone;   5-butyloxolan-2-one;   8-oxo-5-octanolide;   Formula=C8H14O2;   InChI=1S/C8H14O2/c1-2-3-4-7-5-6-8(9)10-7/h7H,2-6H2,1H3;   InChIKey=IPBFYZQJXZJBFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=C1(OC(=O)CC1)CCCC;   dihydro-5-butyl-2(3H)-furanone;   gamma-butyl-gamma-butyrolactone;   gamma-butylbutyrolactone;   gamma-n-butyl-gamma-butyrolactone;   gamma-octanoic lactone;   octan-4-olide;   octano-1,4-lactone
 xref: CAS:104-50-7;   FooDB:FDB014100;   HMDB:HMDB0035422;   LIPID_MAPS_instance:LMFA07040016;   PMID:19154158;   PMID:19228057;   PMID:19390894;   PMID:21535590;   PMID:21823126;   PMID:22438014;   Reaxys:111677

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    subatomic particle 19760
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              atomic nucleus 19760
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                  main group element atom 19651
                    p-block element atom 19651
                      carbon group element atom 19570
                        carbon atom 19560
                          organic molecular entity 19560
                            organic group 18611
                              organic divalent group 18602
                                organodiyl group 18602
                                  carbonyl group 18519
                                    carbonyl compound 18519
                                      carboxylic ester 15526
                                        lactone 9735
                                          gamma-lactone 6490
                                            gamma-octalactone 0
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