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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.

Term:3-(indol-3-yl)lactic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:24813 term browser browse the term
Definition:A hydroxy monocarboxylic acid that is lactic acid substituted by a 1H-indol-3-yl group at position 3. It is a metabolite of tryptophan.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 2-hydroxy-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)propanoic acid;   Formula=C11H11NO3;   InChI=1S/C11H11NO3/c13-10(11(14)15)5-7-6-12-9-4-2-1-3-8(7)9/h1-4,6,10,12-13H,5H2,(H,14,15);   InChIKey=XGILAAMKEQUXLS-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=OC(Cc1c[nH]c2ccccc12)C(O)=O;   alpha-Hydroxy-1H-indole-3-propanoic acid;   indole-3-lactic acid
 xref: Beilstein:86202;   CAS:1821-52-9;   HMDB:HMDB0000671;   KEGG:C02043
 xref_mesh: MESH:C024139
 xref: MetaCyc:INDOLE_LACTATE;   PMID:16347781;   PMID:20540569;   PMID:21749142;   PMID:22372405;   PMID:23111785;   PMID:2361979;   PMID:23924721;   PMID:533277;   Reaxys:86202
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:17282

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Col2a1 collagen type II alpha 1 chain multiple interactions EXP [COL2A1 protein co-treated with Freund's Adjuvant] results in increased abundance of indole-3-lactic acid CTD PMID:24709313 NCBI chr 7:129,098,489...129,127,620 JBrowse link

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  CHEBI ontology 19762
    chemical entity 19762
      chemical substance 12232
        mixture 11195
          racemate 10073
            rac-lactic acid 2793
              3-(indol-3-yl)lactic acid 1
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  CHEBI ontology 19762
    subatomic particle 19760
      composite particle 19760
        hadron 19760
          baryon 19760
            nucleon 19760
              atomic nucleus 19760
                atom 19760
                  main group element atom 19651
                    p-block element atom 19651
                      carbon group element atom 19570
                        carbon atom 19560
                          organic molecular entity 19560
                            organic group 18611
                              organic divalent group 18602
                                organodiyl group 18602
                                  carbonyl group 18519
                                    carbonyl compound 18519
                                      carboxylic acid 18195
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17594
                                          fatty acid 16001
                                            saturated fatty acid 15976
                                              propionic acid 3684
                                                2-hydroxypropanoic acid 2793
                                                  (R)-lactic acid 2793
                                                    rac-lactic acid 2793
                                                      3-(indol-3-yl)lactic acid 1
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