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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:3-mercaptopyruvic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:16208 term browser browse the term
Definition:A 2-oxo monocarboxylic acid that is pyruvic acid substituted by a sulfanyl group at position 3.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 2-oxo-3-sulfanylpropanoic acid
 related_synonym: 3-Mercaptopyruvate;   3-mercapto-2-oxopropanoic acid;   Formula=C3H4O3S;   InChI=1S/C3H4O3S/c4-2(1-7)3(5)6/h7H,1H2,(H,5,6);   InChIKey=OJOLFAIGOXZBCI-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Mercaptopyruvate;   SMILES=OC(=O)C(=O)CS
 alt_id: CHEBI:11847;   CHEBI:14583;   CHEBI:20103;   CHEBI:20104;   CHEBI:6767
 xref: Beilstein:1747058;   CAS:2464-23-5;   ECMDB:ECMDB01368;   HMDB:HMDB0001368;   KEGG:C00957;   KNApSAcK:C00007464;   MetaCyc:3-MERCAPTO-PYRUVATE;   PMID:7054184;   Reaxys:1747058;   Wikipedia:3-Mercaptopyruvic_acid
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:57678

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  CHEBI ontology 19785
    chemical entity 19785
      group 19696
        inorganic group 19146
          thiol group 1938
            thiol 1938
              3-mercaptopyruvic acid 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19785
    subatomic particle 19782
      composite particle 19782
        hadron 19782
          baryon 19782
            nucleon 19782
              atomic nucleus 19782
                atom 19782
                  main group element atom 19670
                    p-block element atom 19670
                      carbon group element atom 19572
                        carbon atom 19561
                          organic molecular entity 19561
                            organic group 18493
                              organic divalent group 18486
                                organodiyl group 18486
                                  carbonyl group 18389
                                    carbonyl compound 18389
                                      carboxylic acid 18060
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17406
                                          fatty acid 15844
                                            saturated fatty acid 15811
                                              propionic acid 3665
                                                pyruvic acid 48
                                                  3-mercaptopyruvic acid 0
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