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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.

Term:2-amino-4-oxopentanoic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:15914 term browser browse the term
Definition:A derivative of valeric acid having amino and oxo substituents at the 2- and 4-positions respectively.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 2-Amino-4-oxopentanoate;   Formula=C5H9NO3;   InChI=1S/C5H9NO3/c1-3(7)2-4(6)5(8)9/h4H,2,6H2,1H3,(H,8,9);   InChIKey=QUCHWTCTBHQQDU-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=CC(=O)CC(N)C(O)=O
 alt_id: CHEBI:1008;   CHEBI:11514;   CHEBI:19462
 xref: KEGG:C03341;   LIPID_MAPS_instance:LMFA01060171
 cyclic_relationship: is_tautomer_of CHEBI:57563

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  CHEBI ontology 19787
    role 19734
      biological role 19734
        biochemical role 19282
          metabolite 19263
            eukaryotic metabolite 18908
              plant metabolite 17360
                valeric acid 14336
                  2-amino-4-oxopentanoic acid 0
                    (R)-2-amino-4-oxopentanoic acid 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19787
    subatomic particle 19784
      composite particle 19784
        hadron 19784
          baryon 19784
            nucleon 19784
              atomic nucleus 19784
                atom 19784
                  main group element atom 19672
                    p-block element atom 19672
                      carbon group element atom 19574
                        carbon atom 19563
                          organic molecular entity 19563
                            organic group 18495
                              organic divalent group 18488
                                organodiyl group 18488
                                  carbonyl group 18391
                                    carbonyl compound 18391
                                      carboxylic acid 18061
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17407
                                          fatty acid 15845
                                            saturated fatty acid 15812
                                              straight-chain saturated fatty acid 15227
                                                valeric acid 14336
                                                  2-amino-4-oxopentanoic acid 0
                                                    (R)-2-amino-4-oxopentanoic acid 0
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