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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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                  main group element atom 220
                    main group molecular entity 220
                      s-block molecular entity 174
                        hydrogen molecular entity 172
                          hydrides 114
                            inorganic hydride 76
                              pnictogen hydride 75
                                nitrogen hydride 75
                                  azane 70
                                    ammonia 70
                                      organic amino compound 70
                                        secondary amino compound 25
                                          4-(1-hydroxy-2-\{[4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)butan-2-yl]amino\}ethyl)phenol 0
                                            butopamine 0
                                              ractopamine 0
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