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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:73067 term browser browse the term
Definition:An O-acylcarnitine having palmitoyl (hexadecanoyl) as the acyl substituent.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: 3-(hexadecanoyloxy)-4-(trimethylazaniumyl)butanoate
 related_synonym: 3-(hexadecanoyloxy)-4-(trimethylammonio)butanoate;   Formula=C23H45NO4;   InChI=1S/C23H45NO4/c1-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-23(27)28-21(19-22(25)26)20-24(2,3)4/h21H,5-20H2,1-4H3;   InChIKey=XOMRRQXKHMYMOC-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   O-hexadecanoylcarnitine;   SMILES=CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC(CC([O-])=O)C[N+](C)(C)C;   hexadecanoylcarnitine;   hexadecanoylcarnitines;   palmitoylcarnitine
 xref: CAS:1935-18-8
 xref_mesh: MESH:D010172
 xref: PMID:23315938;   Reaxys:4152032

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Col2a1 collagen type II alpha 1 chain multiple interactions EXP [COL2A1 protein co-treated with Freund's Adjuvant] results in decreased abundance of Palmitoylcarnitine CTD PMID:24709313 NCBI chr 7:139,454,945...139,484,403
Ensembl chr 7:139,455,242...139,483,997
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G Gls glutaminase increases chemical synthesis ISO GLS protein results in increased chemical synthesis of Palmitoylcarnitine CTD PMID:31040181 NCBI chr 9:54,212,622...54,284,879
Ensembl chr 9:54,212,767...54,284,872
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G Ppp3r1 protein phosphatase 3, regulatory subunit B, alpha decreases metabolic processing ISO PPP3R1 gene mutant form results in decreased metabolism of Palmitoylcarnitine CTD PMID:19700627 NCBI chr14:100,311,224...100,360,879
Ensembl chr14:100,311,173...100,360,879
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G Prkaa1 protein kinase AMP-activated catalytic subunit alpha 1 increases chemical synthesis ISO PRKAA1 protein results in increased chemical synthesis of Palmitoylcarnitine CTD PMID:31040181 NCBI chr 2:54,857,688...54,893,404
Ensembl chr 2:54,857,688...54,893,404
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  CHEBI ontology 19787
    role 19734
      biological role 19734
        biochemical role 19282
          metabolite 19263
            O-palmitoylcarnitine 4
              O-palmitoyl-L-carnitine 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19787
    subatomic particle 19784
      composite particle 19784
        hadron 19784
          baryon 19784
            nucleon 19784
              atomic nucleus 19784
                atom 19784
                  main group element atom 19672
                    p-block element atom 19672
                      carbon group element atom 19574
                        carbon atom 19563
                          organic molecular entity 19563
                            organic group 18495
                              organic divalent group 18488
                                organodiyl group 18488
                                  carbonyl group 18391
                                    carbonyl compound 18391
                                      carboxylic acid 18061
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17407
                                          fatty acid 15845
                                            saturated fatty acid 15812
                                              straight-chain saturated fatty acid 15227
                                                hexadecanoic acid 517
                                                  O-palmitoylcarnitine 4
                                                    O-palmitoyl-L-carnitine 0
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