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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-O-methylgallic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:28647 term browser browse the term
Definition:A member of the class of benzoic acids that is gallic acid in which the phenolic hydroxy group at position 3 is converted into the corresponding methyl ether.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 3,4-dihydroxy-5-methoxybenzoic acid
 related_synonym: 4,5-Dihydroxy-m-anisic acid;   Formula=C8H8O5;   InChI=1S/C8H8O5/c1-13-6-3-4(8(11)12)2-5(9)7(6)10/h2-3,9-10H,1H3,(H,11,12);   InChIKey=KWCCUYSXAYTNKA-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=COc1cc(cc(O)c1O)C(O)=O;   gallic acid 3-methyl ether
 alt_id: CHEBI:1615
 xref: Beilstein:2695762;   CAS:3934-84-7;   KEGG:C05616
 xref_mesh: MESH:C025525
 xref: Reaxys:2695762
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:19950

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Comt catechol-O-methyltransferase increases methylation ISO COMT protein results in increased methylation of 3-O-methylgallic acid CTD PMID:11160877 NCBI chr11:82,568,052...82,587,642
Ensembl chr11:82,568,025...82,587,642
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  CHEBI ontology 20089
    role 20042
      chemical role 19589
        antioxidant 15678
          gallic acid 2664
            3-O-methylgallic acid 1
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  CHEBI ontology 20089
    subatomic particle 20058
      composite particle 20058
        hadron 20088
          baryon 20088
            nucleon 20088
              atomic nucleus 20088
                atom 20058
                  main group element atom 19960
                    p-block element atom 19990
                      carbon group element atom 19916
                        carbon atom 19909
                          organic molecular entity 19909
                            organic group 18988
                              organic divalent group 18950
                                organodiyl group 18974
                                  carbonyl group 18903
                                    carbonyl compound 18925
                                      carboxylic acid 18597
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 11811
                                          benzoic acids 11786
                                            benzoic acid 4327
                                              hydroxybenzoic acid 3736
                                                trihydroxybenzoic acid 2679
                                                  gallic acid 2664
                                                    3-O-methylgallic acid 1
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