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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:149655 term browser browse the term
Definition:An L-alanine derivative that is L-alanine in which one of the hydrogens of the amino group is replaced by a carboxymethyl group. It is a marine metabolite which acts as a fish attractant.
Synonyms:related_synonym: (2S)-2-[(carboxymethyl)amino]propanoic acid;   (2S)-2-methyliminodiacetic acid;   (S)-2-[(carboxymethyl)amino]propanoic acid;   (S)-2-methyliminodiacetic acid;   (S)-strombine;   Formula=C5H9NO4;   InChI=1S/C5H9NO4/c1-3(5(9)10)6-2-4(7)8/h3,6H,2H2,1H3,(H,7,8)(H,9,10)/t3-/m0/s1;   InChIKey=XYUPSBLFPTWJLC-VKHMYHEASA-N;   L-alanine-N-monoacetic acid;   SMILES=OC(=O)[C@@H](NCC(O)=O)C;   strombine
 xref: AGR:IND84029354;   CAS:56857-47-7;   PMID:19663385;   PMID:6156653;   PMID:6183991;   PMID:6206747

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  CHEBI ontology 19775
    role 19722
      chemical role 19271
        ligand 5822
          chelator 5808
            iminodiacetic acid 0
              N-(carboxymethyl)-L-alanine 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19775
    subatomic particle 19774
      composite particle 19774
        hadron 19774
          baryon 19774
            nucleon 19774
              atomic nucleus 19774
                atom 19774
                  main group element atom 19665
                    p-block element atom 19665
                      carbon group element atom 19584
                        carbon atom 19574
                          organic molecular entity 19574
                            organic group 18622
                              organic divalent group 18613
                                organodiyl group 18613
                                  carbonyl group 18530
                                    carbonyl compound 18530
                                      carboxylic acid 18207
                                        amino acid 14173
                                          alpha-amino acid 11726
                                            L-alpha-amino acid 11563
                                              serine family amino acid 2488
                                                glycine 1516
                                                  glycine derivative 1503
                                                    iminodiacetic acid 0
                                                      N-(carboxymethyl)-L-alanine 0
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