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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:valproic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:39867 term browser browse the term
Definition:A branched-chain saturated fatty acid that comprises of a propyl substituent on a pentanoic acid stem.
Synonyms:related_synonym: 2-PROPYL-PENTANOIC ACID;   2-n-propyl-n-valeric acid;   2-propylpentanoic acid;   2-propylvaleric acid;   4-heptanecarboxylic acid;   DPA;   Depakene;   Di-n-propylessigsaeure;   Formula=C8H16O2;   InChI=1S/C8H16O2/c1-3-5-7(6-4-2)8(9)10/h7H,3-6H2,1-2H3,(H,9,10);   InChIKey=NIJJYAXOARWZEE-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=CCCC(CCC)C(O)=O;   VPA;   Valproinsaeure;   acide valproique;   acido valproico;   acidum valproicum;   di-n-propylacetic acid;   dipropylacetic acid;   n-DPA
 alt_id: CHEBI:115217;   CHEBI:39858;   CHEBI:9926
 xref: Beilstein:1750447;   CAS:99-66-1;   DrugBank:DB00313;   Drug_Central:2803;   HMDB:HMDB0001877;   KEGG:C07185;   KEGG:D00399;   LINCS:LSM-4620;   LIPID_MAPS_instance:LMFA01020291
 xref_mesh: MESH:D014635
 xref: PDBeChem:2PP;   PMID:11716839;   PMID:12475192;   PMID:15124690;   PMID:15560954;   PMID:15578701;   PMID:16496131;   PMID:16621443;   PMID:16759735;   PMID:17156483;   PMID:17273758;   PMID:19280426;   PMID:19318486;   PMID:23792104;   PMID:23810771;   PMID:23949302;   PMID:24135375;   PMID:24200999;   PMID:24348849;   PMID:8558327;   PMID:8681902;   Reaxys:1750447;   Wikipedia:Valproic_Acid
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:60654

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          biological role 19785
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                valproic acid 14496
                  valproate semisodium 0
                  valpromide 2
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                                          monocarboxylic acid 17952
                                            fatty acid 16689
                                              saturated fatty acid 16375
                                                straight-chain saturated fatty acid 15875
                                                  valeric acid 14533
                                                    valproic acid 14496
                                                      valproate semisodium 0
                                                      valpromide 2
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