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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 19821
    role 19769
      biological role 19769
        antimicrobial agent 17408
          antimicrobial food preservative 11831
            benzoic acid 4156
              3-hydroxybenzoic acid 2
                3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19821
    subatomic particle 19819
      composite particle 19819
        hadron 19819
          baryon 19819
            nucleon 19819
              atomic nucleus 19819
                atom 19819
                  main group element atom 19716
                    p-block element atom 19716
                      carbon group element atom 19640
                        carbon atom 19630
                          organic molecular entity 19630
                            organic group 18737
                              organic divalent group 18728
                                organodiyl group 18728
                                  carbonyl group 18675
                                    carbonyl compound 18675
                                      carboxylic acid 18373
                                        aromatic carboxylic acid 11710
                                          benzoic acids 11683
                                            benzoic acid 4156
                                              hydroxybenzoic acid 3560
                                                monohydroxybenzoic acid 1289
                                                  3-hydroxybenzoic acid 2
                                                    3-hydroxybenzoyl-CoA 0
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