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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:76478 term browser browse the term
Definition:A diglyceride resulting from the formal condensation of any two of the hydroxy groups of glycerol with the carboxy groups of two molecules of butanoic acid (either R1 = H and R2 = butanoyl, or R1 = butanoyl and R2 = H). A 'closed class'.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Formula=C11H20O5;   SMILES=O(CC(COC(=O)CCC)O*)*;   dibutanoylglycerol

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Il4 interleukin 4 multiple interactions ISO [dibutyrylglycerol analog co-treated with Fluorescein-5-isothiocyanate] affects the secretion of IL4 protein CTD PMID:29198882 NCBI chr10:37,771,203...37,776,750
Ensembl chr10:37,771,203...37,776,750
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G Trpa1 transient receptor potential cation channel, subfamily A, member 1 increases activity ISO dibutyrylglycerol analog results in increased activity of TRPA1 protein CTD PMID:29198882 NCBI chr 5:4,379,999...4,433,243
Ensembl chr 5:4,379,999...4,433,570
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  CHEBI ontology 19800
    role 19751
      biological role 19751
        osmolyte 2053
          glycerol 1776
            glycerolipid 268
              glyceride 96
                diglyceride 14
                  dibutyrin 2
                    1,2-dibutyrin 2
                    1,3-dibutyrin 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19800
    subatomic particle 19799
      composite particle 19799
        hadron 19799
          baryon 19799
            nucleon 19799
              atomic nucleus 19799
                atom 19799
                  main group element atom 19698
                    p-block element atom 19698
                      carbon group element atom 19619
                        carbon atom 19609
                          organic molecular entity 19609
                            organic group 18718
                              organic divalent group 18702
                                organodiyl group 18702
                                  carbonyl group 18651
                                    carbonyl compound 18651
                                      carboxylic acid 18346
                                        monocarboxylic acid 17622
                                          fatty acid 16011
                                            short-chain fatty acid 15700
                                              fatty acid 4:0 7905
                                                butyric acid 6275
                                                  butyrate ester 1767
                                                    dibutyrin 2
                                                      1,2-dibutyrin 2
                                                      1,3-dibutyrin 0
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