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CHEBI ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/. The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/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:sequestrant
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Accession:CHEBI:77963 term browser browse the term
Definition:A food preservative that acts by chelating with metal cations (particularly those of copper, iron and nickel) that catalyse the oxidation of fats in food.
Synonyms:related_synonym: sequestrants
 xref: Wikipedia:Sequestrant


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  CHEBI ontology 19840
    role 19790
      chemical role 19308
        ligand 5790
          chelator 5767
            sequestrant 0
              potassium metaphosphate 0
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  CHEBI ontology 19840
    role 19790
      biological role 19790
        physiological role 19783
          food component 19783
            food additive 14732
              food preservative 11756
                sequestrant 0
                  potassium metaphosphate 0
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