Submit Data |  Help |  Video Tutorials |  News |  Publications |  FTP 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:3-hydroxybenzoic acid
go back to main search page
Accession:CHEBI:30764 term browser browse the term
Definition:A monohydroxybenzoic acid that is benzoic acid substituted by a hydroxy group at position 3. It has been isolated from Taxus baccata. It is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of plasticisers, resins, pharmaceuticals, etc.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 3-carboxyphenol;   Formula=C7H6O3;   InChI=1S/C7H6O3/c8-6-3-1-2-5(4-6)7(9)10/h1-4,8H,(H,9,10);   InChIKey=IJFXRHURBJZNAO-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=OC(=O)c1cccc(O)c1;   m-Hydroxybenzoic acid;   m-salicylic acid
 alt_id: CHEBI:1538;   CHEBI:20064;   CHEBI:39892
 xref: Beilstein:508160;   CAS:99-06-9;   Gmelin:3338;   HMDB:HMDB0002466;   KEGG:C00587;   KNApSAcK:C00040822
 xref_mesh: MESH:C032948
 xref: PDBeChem:3HB;   PMID:21539432;   PMID:23113660;   PMID:23392766;   PMID:23718125;   PMID:28166217;   Reaxys:508160;   Wikipedia:3-Hydroxybenzoic_acid
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:16193

show annotations for term's descendants           Sort by:
3-hydroxybenzoic acid term browser
Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Hlcs holocarboxylase synthetase decreases activity ISO 3-hydroxybenzoic acid results in decreased activity of HLCS protein CTD PMID:26303405 NCBI chr11:34,357,372...34,537,798
Ensembl chr11:34,352,287...34,526,931
JBrowse link
G Mir122 microRNA 122 decreases expression ISO 3-hydroxybenzoic acid analog results in decreased expression of MIR122 mRNA CTD PMID:24165878 NCBI chr18:60,755,285...60,755,369 JBrowse link

Term paths to the root
Path 1
Term Annotations click to browse term
  CHEBI ontology 19785
    role 19732
      biological role 19732
        antimicrobial agent 17309
          antimicrobial food preservative 11603
            benzoic acid 3839
              3-hydroxybenzoic acid 2
                3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA 0
Path 2
Term Annotations click to browse term
  CHEBI ontology 19785
    subatomic particle 19782
      composite particle 19782
        hadron 19782
          baryon 19782
            nucleon 19782
              atomic nucleus 19782
                atom 19782
                  main group element atom 19670
                    p-block element atom 19670
                      carbon group element atom 19572
                        carbon atom 19561
                          organic molecular entity 19561
                            organic group 18493
                              organic divalent group 18486
                                organodiyl group 18486
                                  carbonyl group 18389
                                    carbonyl compound 18389
                                      carboxylic acid 18060
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 10889
                                          benzoic acids 10858
                                            benzoic acid 3839
                                              hydroxybenzoic acid 3227
                                                monohydroxybenzoic acid 1264
                                                  3-hydroxybenzoic acid 2
                                                    3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA 0
paths to the root


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.