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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:17169 term browser browse the term
Definition:An arenecarbaldehyde that consists of benzene bearing a single formyl substituent; the simplest aromatic aldehyde and parent of the class of benzaldehydes.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Artificial almond oil;   Benzanoaldehyde;   Benzene carbaldehyde;   Benzene carboxaldehyde;   Benzenecarbonal;   Benzenecarboxaldehyde;   Benzenemethylal;   Benzoic acid aldehyde;   Benzoic aldehyde;   Benzylaldehyde;   Ethereal oil of bitter almonds;   Formula=C7H6O;   InChI=1S/C7H6O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-6H;   InChIKey=HUMNYLRZRPPJDN-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Phenylformaldehyde;   Phenylmethanal;   SMILES=O=Cc1ccccc1;   Synthetic oil of bitter almond
 alt_id: CHEBI:13875;   CHEBI:22697;   CHEBI:3019
 xref: CAS:100-52-7;   HMDB:HMDB0006115;   KEGG:C00193;   KEGG:C00261;   KEGG:D02314
 xref_mesh: MESH:C032175
 xref: MetaCyc:BENZALDEHYDE;   PDBeChem:HBX;   PMID:11943806;   PMID:12692643;   PMID:12738275;   PMID:12746108;   PMID:1388821;   PMID:15087594;   PMID:15658857;   PMID:16248550;   PMID:16508147;   PMID:16557466;   PMID:18348134;   PMID:20733068;   PMID:20878540;   PMID:21035797;   PMID:21538605;   PMID:21773601;   PMID:21828928;   PMID:23263855;   Reaxys:471223;   UM-BBD_compID:c0279;   Wikipedia:Benzaldehyde

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Aldh1a1 aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family, member A1 increases oxidation
increases metabolic processing
ALDH1A1 protein results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde
ALDH1A1 protein results in increased metabolism of benzaldehyde
CTD PMID:10998257 PMID:21256123 NCBI chr 1:218,000,470...218,152,962
Ensembl chr 1:218,042,127...218,152,961
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G Aldh2 aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 family member increases metabolic processing
multiple interactions
ISO ALDH2 protein results in increased metabolism of benzaldehyde
benzaldehyde inhibits the reaction [4-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde binds to ALDH2 protein]
CTD PMID:10609638 PMID:11744614 NCBI chr12:34,949,549...34,982,527
Ensembl chr12:34,901,219...34,982,521
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G Aldh3a1 aldehyde dehydrogenase 3 family, member A1 multiple interactions
increases metabolic processing
increases oxidation
ISO [ALDH3A1 protein co-treated with NAD] results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde; [ALDH3A1 protein co-treated with NADP] results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde; Cimetidine inhibits the reaction [ALDH3A1 protein results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde]
ALDH3A1 protein results in increased metabolism of benzaldehyde
CTD PMID:10856427 PMID:21256123 PMID:21349255 PMID:23220590 PMID:25512087 NCBI chr10:45,892,993...45,902,680
Ensembl chr10:45,892,924...45,902,681
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G Aldh3b1 aldehyde dehydrogenase 3 family, member B1 affects binding ISO benzaldehyde binds to ALDH3B1 protein CTD PMID:20699116 NCBI chr 1:201,145,309...201,162,675
Ensembl chr 1:201,145,309...201,163,921
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G Ar androgen receptor multiple interactions EXP benzaldehyde inhibits the reaction [Metribolone binds to AR protein] CTD PMID:3695475 NCBI chr  X:63,104,771...63,273,934
Ensembl chr  X:63,104,771...63,273,925
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G Or8a1b olfactory receptor family 8 subfamily A member 1B multiple interactions ISO benzaldehyde binds to and results in increased activity of OR8A1 protein CTD PMID:11943806 NCBI chr 8:37,434,903...37,435,832
Ensembl chr 8:37,434,551...37,439,746
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G Slc2a1 solute carrier family 2 member 1 increases activity
multiple interactions
ISO benzaldehyde results in increased activity of SLC2A1 protein
[benzaldehyde co-treated with Glucose deficiency] results in decreased activity of SLC2A1 protein
CTD PMID:20955755 NCBI chr 5:132,717,196...132,745,416
Ensembl chr 5:132,717,196...132,745,416
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                  main group element atom 19703
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                      carbon group element atom 19649
                        carbon atom 19645
                          organic molecular entity 19645
                            organic group 18859
                              organic divalent group 18845
                                organodiyl group 18845
                                  carbonyl group 18809
                                    carbonyl compound 18809
                                      carboxylic acid 18530
                                        carboacyl group 17659
                                          univalent carboacyl group 17659
                                            formyl group 8826
                                              aldehyde 8826
                                                arenecarbaldehyde 136
                                                  benzaldehydes 133
                                                    benzaldehyde 7
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