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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.

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Accession:CHEBI:51507 term browser browse the term
Definition:An alpha-diketone that is ethane-1,2-dione substituted by phenyl groups at positions 1 and 2 respectively.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 1,2-diphenylethane-1,2-dione
 related_synonym: Bibenzoyl;   Diphenylethanedione;   Diphenylglyoxal;   Formula=C14H10O2;   InChI=1S/C14H10O2/c15-13(11-7-3-1-4-8-11)14(16)12-9-5-2-6-10-12/h1-10H;   InChIKey=WURBFLDFSFBTLW-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   SMILES=O=C(C(=O)c1ccccc1)c1ccccc1
 xref: Beilstein:608047;   CAS:134-81-6;   KEGG:C20226
 xref_mesh: MESH:C006697
 xref: MetaCyc:CPD-13931;   PMID:22805786;   PMID:24468984;   Reaxys:608047;   Wikipedia:Benzil

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Dhrs3 dehydrogenase/reductase 3 increases metabolic processing ISO DHRS3 protein results in increased metabolism of benzil CTD PMID:25451588 NCBI chr 5:162,809,090...162,843,385
Ensembl chr 5:162,808,646...162,843,383
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G Dhrs7 dehydrogenase/reductase 7 increases reduction ISO DHRS7 protein results in increased reduction of benzil CTD PMID:24246760 NCBI chr 6:95,522,577...95,541,393
Ensembl chr 6:95,522,577...95,541,393
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G Ephx2 epoxide hydrolase 2 decreases activity ISO benzil results in decreased activity of EPHX2 protein CTD PMID:3621371 NCBI chr15:42,757,241...42,794,211
Ensembl chr15:42,757,235...42,794,279
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  CHEBI ontology 19883
    chemical entity 19883
      group 19795
        inorganic group 19228
          oxo group 18479
            organic oxo compound 18479
              carbonyl compound 18479
                ketone 16222
                  aromatic ketone 11937
                    benzil 3
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  CHEBI ontology 19883
    subatomic particle 19881
      composite particle 19881
        hadron 19881
          baryon 19881
            nucleon 19881
              atomic nucleus 19881
                atom 19881
                  main group element atom 19771
                    p-block element atom 19771
                      carbon group element atom 19679
                        carbon atom 19668
                          organic molecular entity 19668
                            organic group 18580
                              organic divalent group 18571
                                organodiyl group 18571
                                  carbonyl group 18479
                                    carbonyl compound 18479
                                      ketone 16222
                                        diketone 1171
                                          alpha-diketone 191
                                            benzil 3
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