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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:(methylthio)acetic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:47870 term browser browse the term
Definition:A sulfur-containing carboxylic consisting of thioglycolic acid carrying an S-methyl substituent.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: (methylsulfanyl)acetic acid
 related_synonym: 2-methylthioacetic acid;   Formula=C3H6O2S;   InChI=1S/C3H6O2S/c1-6-2-3(4)5/h2H2,1H3,(H,4,5);   InChIKey=HGTBAIVLETUVCG-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   S-Methylthioglycolate;   SMILES=CSCC(O)=O;   methylmercaptoacetic acid;   methylsulfenylacetic acid
 alt_id: CHEBI:18836;   CHEBI:8966
 xref: Beilstein:1740201;   CAS:2444-37-3;   Gmelin:260045;   KEGG:C03173;   PDBeChem:MTG;   PMID:14333570;   Reaxys:1740201
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:18071

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  CHEBI ontology 19801
    role 19747
      biological role 19746
        biochemical role 19251
          metabolite 19228
            xenobiotic metabolite 14049
              (methylthio)acetic acid 0
                butyl 2-(methylsulfanyl)acetate 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19801
    subatomic particle 19797
      composite particle 19797
        hadron 19797
          baryon 19797
            nucleon 19797
              atomic nucleus 19797
                atom 19797
                  main group element atom 19684
                    p-block element atom 19684
                      carbon group element atom 19583
                        carbon atom 19572
                          organic molecular entity 19572
                            organic group 18520
                              organic divalent group 18513
                                organodiyl group 18513
                                  carbonyl group 18415
                                    carbonyl compound 18415
                                      carboxylic acid 18087
                                        sulfur-containing carboxylic acid 5037
                                          thioglycolic acid 7
                                            (methylthio)acetic acid 0
                                              butyl 2-(methylsulfanyl)acetate 0
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