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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:18222 term browser browse the term
Definition:An aldopentose, found in the embryos of most edible plants and used in medicine to test for malabsorption by administration in water to the patient.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: xylo-pentose
 related_synonym: DL-xylose;   Formula=C5H10O5;   Xyl
 alt_id: CHEBI:10085;   CHEBI:15332;   CHEBI:27348;   CHEBI:33944;   CHEBI:46500
 xref: KEGG:C01394
 xref_mesh: MESH:D014994
 xref: Wikipedia:Xylose

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Lct lactase increases hydrolysis EXP LCT protein results in increased hydrolysis of Xylose CTD PMID:14701853 NCBI chr13:39,781,929...39,824,456
Ensembl chr13:39,781,929...39,824,456
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G Srebf1 sterol regulatory element binding transcription factor 1 increases expression ISO Xylose results in increased expression of SREBF1 mRNA CTD PMID:10913129 NCBI chr10:45,007,637...45,029,650
Ensembl chr10:45,007,637...45,029,650
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  CHEBI ontology 19812
    role 19761
      biological role 19761
        biochemical role 19381
          metabolite 19356
            eukaryotic metabolite 19044
              plant metabolite 17455
                xylose 2
                  D-xylose + 0
                  L-xylose + 0
                  xylose derivative + 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19812
    subatomic particle 19811
      composite particle 19811
        hadron 19811
          baryon 19811
            nucleon 19811
              atomic nucleus 19811
                atom 19811
                  main group element atom 19708
                    p-block element atom 19708
                      carbon group element atom 19630
                        carbon atom 19620
                          organic molecular entity 19620
                            heteroorganic entity 19283
                              organochalcogen compound 19054
                                organooxygen compound 19004
                                  carbohydrates and carbohydrate derivatives 12341
                                    carbohydrate 12341
                                      monosaccharide 4298
                                        aldose 2673
                                          aldopentose 699
                                            xylose 2
                                              D-xylose + 0
                                              L-xylose + 0
                                              xylose derivative + 0
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