Send us a Message

Submit Data |  Help |  Video Tutorials |  News |  Publications |  Download |  REST API |  Citing RGD |  Contact   


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:benzoyl group
go back to main search page
Accession:CHEBI:22733 term browser browse the term
Definition:The aroyl group formed by loss of OH from the carboxy group of benzoic acid; used as a protecting group in organic synthesis.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: benzoyl
 related_synonym: Bz;   C6H5-CO-;   Formula=C7H5O;   SMILES=C1=CC(=CC=C1)C(*)=O;   benzenecarbonyl;   benzenecarbonyl group;   phenylcarbonyl

show annotations for term's descendants           Sort by:

Term paths to the root
Path 1
Term Annotations click to browse term
  CHEBI ontology 19810
    role 19759
      application 19468
        protecting group 0
          benzoyl group 0
Path 2
Term Annotations click to browse term
  CHEBI ontology 19810
    subatomic particle 19809
      composite particle 19809
        hadron 19809
          baryon 19809
            nucleon 19809
              atomic nucleus 19809
                atom 19809
                  main group element atom 19706
                    p-block element atom 19706
                      carbon group element atom 19628
                        carbon atom 19618
                          organic molecular entity 19618
                            organic group 18728
                              organic divalent group 18719
                                organodiyl group 18719
                                  carbonyl group 18668
                                    carbonyl compound 18668
                                      carboxylic acid 18365
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 11711
                                          benzoic acids 11684
                                            benzoic acid 4159
                                              benzoyl group 0
paths to the root