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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/. The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/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:phytanic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:16285 term browser browse the term
Definition:A branched-chain saturated fatty acid consisting of hexadecanoic acid carrying methyl substituents at positions 3, 7, 11 and 15.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadecanoic acid
 related_synonym: 3,7,11,15-Tetramethyl-hexadecansaeure;   3,7,11,15-tetramethyl-hexadecanoic acid;   Formula=C20H40O2;   InChI=1S/C20H40O2/c1-16(2)9-6-10-17(3)11-7-12-18(4)13-8-14-19(5)15-20(21)22/h16-19H,6-15H2,1-5H3,(H,21,22);   InChIKey=RLCKHJSFHOZMDR-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=CC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)CCCC(C)CC(O)=O
 alt_id: CHEBI:26111;   CHEBI:8189
 xref: Beilstein:1789963;   CAS:14721-66-5;   KEGG:C01607;   LIPID_MAPS_instance:LMFA01020251
 xref_mesh: MESH:D010831
 xref: PMID:12187408;   PMID:17956237;   PMID:9819701;   Reaxys:1789963
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:37257


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  CHEBI ontology 879
    role 859
      biological role 859
        biochemical role 728
          metabolite 716
            eukaryotic metabolite 690
              plant metabolite 402
                hexadecanoic acid 1
                  phytanic acid 0
                    2-hydroxyphytanic acid + 0
                    2-oxophytanic acid 0
                    omega-hydroxyphytanic acid 0
                    phytanoyl-CoA + 0
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  CHEBI ontology 879
    subatomic particle 864
      composite particle 864
        hadron 864
          baryon 864
            nucleon 864
              atomic nucleus 864
                atom 864
                  main group element atom 854
                    p-block element atom 851
                      carbon group element atom 827
                        carbon atom 826
                          organic molecular entity 826
                            organic group 392
                              organic divalent group 390
                                organodiyl group 390
                                  carbonyl group 389
                                    carbonyl compound 389
                                      carboxylic acid 267
                                        monocarboxylic acid 134
                                          fatty acid 77
                                            saturated fatty acid 71
                                              straight-chain saturated fatty acid 23
                                                hexadecanoic acid 1
                                                  phytanic acid 0
                                                    2-hydroxyphytanic acid + 0
                                                    2-oxophytanic acid 0
                                                    omega-hydroxyphytanic acid 0
                                                    phytanoyl-CoA + 0
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