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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-hydroxybenzoic acid
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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

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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 chr11:33,455,806...33,635,197
Ensembl chr11:33,455,809...33,624,222
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G Mir122 microRNA 122 decreases expression ISO 3-hydroxybenzoic acid analog results in decreased expression of MIR122 mRNA CTD PMID:24165878 NCBI chr18:58,758,703...58,758,787 JBrowse link

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  CHEBI ontology 19751
    role 19724
      biological role 19722
        antimicrobial agent 17897
          antimicrobial food preservative 11954
            benzoic acid 4341
              3-hydroxybenzoic acid 2
                3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA 0
                3-methoxybenzoic acid 0
                methyl 3-hydroxybenzoate 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19751
    subatomic particle 19749
      composite particle 19749
        hadron 19749
          baryon 19749
            nucleon 19749
              atomic nucleus 19749
                atom 19749
                  main group element atom 19698
                    p-block element atom 19698
                      carbon group element atom 19644
                        carbon atom 19640
                          organic molecular entity 19640
                            organic group 18846
                              organic divalent group 18832
                                organodiyl group 18832
                                  carbonyl group 18799
                                    carbonyl compound 18799
                                      carboxylic acid 18515
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 11797
                                          benzoic acids 11771
                                            benzoic acid 4341
                                              hydroxybenzoic acid 3751
                                                monohydroxybenzoic acid 1475
                                                  3-hydroxybenzoic acid 2
                                                    3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA 0
                                                    3-methoxybenzoic acid 0
                                                    methyl 3-hydroxybenzoate 0
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