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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:ractopamine
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Definition:A diastereoisomeric mixture of approximately equal amounts of all four possible diastereoisomers of 4-(1-hydroxy-2-{[4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)butan-2-yl]amino}ethyl)phenol. A beta-adrenergic agonist, it is used (generally as the hydrochloride salt) as a feed additive for use in pigs and other livestock to promote protein deposition, resulting in leaner meat. The R,R diastereoisomer, butopamine, is responsible for most of the leanness-enhancing effects. While use of ractopamine has been banned in over 120 countries including throughout the EU, in the US it used in an estimated 80% of all beef, pork and turkey production.
Synonyms:related_synonym: (+-)-all-rac-p-hydroxy-alpha-({[3-(p-hydroxyphenyl)-1-methylpropyl]amino}methyl)benzyl alcohol;   ractopamina;   ractopaminum
 xref: CAS:97825-25-7
 xref_mesh: MESH:C060897
 xref: PMID:12597381;   PMID:24128546;   PMID:24200573;   PMID:24444392;   PMID:24465573;   PMID:24548851;   PMID:24569651;   PMID:24621596;   PMID:24799633;   PMID:24853343;   PMID:25057027;   Wikipedia:Ractopamine


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