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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:17996 term browser browse the term
Definition:A halide anion formed when chlorine picks up an electron to form an an anion.
Synonyms:related_synonym: CHLORIDE ION;   Chloride(1-);   Chlorine anion;   Cl;   Formula=Cl;   InChI=1S/ClH/h1H/p-1;   InChIKey=VEXZGXHMUGYJMC-UHFFFAOYSA-M;   SMILES=[Cl-]
 alt_id: CHEBI:13291;   CHEBI:13970;   CHEBI:3616;   CHEBI:3731;   CHEBI:48804
 xref: Beilstein:3587171;   CAS:16887-00-6;   Gmelin:14910;   KEGG:C00115;   KEGG:C00698;   PDBeChem:CL;   UM-BBD_compID:c0884
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_base_of CHEBI:17883

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      CHEBI ontology 19876
        role 19851
          biological role 19849
            biochemical role 19543
              cofactor 15904
                chloride 8501
                  chloride salt + 8501
                  phosphorylcholine chloride 6
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      CHEBI ontology 19876
        subatomic particle 19874
          composite particle 19874
            hadron 19874
              baryon 19874
                nucleon 19874
                  atomic nucleus 19905
                    atom 19905
                      main group element atom 19821
                        main group molecular entity 19821
                          p-block molecular entity 19821
                            halogen molecular entity 18658
                              chlorine molecular entity 18467
                                elemental chlorine 8525
                                  monoatomic chlorine 8501
                                    chloride 8501
                                      chloride salt + 8501
                                      phosphorylcholine chloride 6
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