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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:17169 term browser browse the term
Definition:An arenecarbaldehyde that consists of benzene bearing a single formyl substituent; the simplest aromatic aldehyde and parent of the class of benzaldehydes.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Artificial almond oil;   Benzanoaldehyde;   Benzene carbaldehyde;   Benzene carboxaldehyde;   Benzenecarbonal;   Benzenecarboxaldehyde;   Benzenemethylal;   Benzoic acid aldehyde;   Benzoic aldehyde;   Benzylaldehyde;   Ethereal oil of bitter almonds;   Formula=C7H6O;   InChI=1S/C7H6O/c8-6-7-4-2-1-3-5-7/h1-6H;   InChIKey=HUMNYLRZRPPJDN-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Phenylformaldehyde;   Phenylmethanal;   SMILES=O=Cc1ccccc1;   Synthetic oil of bitter almond
 alt_id: CHEBI:13875;   CHEBI:22697;   CHEBI:3019
 xref: CAS:100-52-7;   HMDB:HMDB0006115;   KEGG:C00193;   KEGG:C00261;   KEGG:D02314
 xref_mesh: MESH:C032175
 xref: MetaCyc:BENZALDEHYDE;   PDBeChem:HBX;   PMID:11943806;   PMID:12692643;   PMID:12738275;   PMID:12746108;   PMID:1388821;   PMID:15087594;   PMID:15658857;   PMID:16248550;   PMID:16508147;   PMID:16557466;   PMID:18348134;   PMID:20733068;   PMID:20878540;   PMID:21035797;   PMID:21538605;   PMID:21773601;   PMID:21828928;   PMID:23263855;   Reaxys:471223;   UM-BBD_compID:c0279;   Wikipedia:Benzaldehyde

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Akr1b8 aldo-keto reductase family 1, member B8 multiple interactions EXP [AKR1B8 protein co-treated with NADP] affects the reduction of benzaldehyde CTD PMID:18845131 NCBI chr 4:61,772,064...61,784,637
Ensembl chr 4:61,771,970...61,828,657
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G Aldh1a1 aldehyde dehydrogenase 1 family, member A1 increases oxidation
increases metabolic processing
ALDH1A1 protein results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde
ALDH1A1 protein results in increased metabolism of benzaldehyde
CTD PMID:10998257, PMID:21256123 NCBI chr 1:238,222,689...238,264,381
Ensembl chr 1:238,222,521...238,264,330
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G Aldh2 aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 family member increases metabolic processing
multiple interactions
ISO ALDH2 protein results in increased metabolism of benzaldehyde
benzaldehyde inhibits the reaction [4-dimethylaminocinnamaldehyde binds to ALDH2 protein]
CTD PMID:10609638, PMID:11744614 NCBI chr12:40,466,418...40,498,813
Ensembl chr12:40,466,495...40,498,752
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G Aldh3a1 aldehyde dehydrogenase 3 family, member A1 multiple interactions
increases oxidation
increases metabolic processing
ISO [ALDH3A1 protein co-treated with NAD] results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde; [ALDH3A1 protein co-treated with NADP] results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde; Cimetidine inhibits the reaction [ALDH3A1 protein results in increased oxidation of benzaldehyde]
ALDH3A1 protein results in increased metabolism of benzaldehyde
CTD PMID:10856427, PMID:21256123, PMID:21349255, PMID:23220590, PMID:25512087 NCBI chr10:47,490,168...47,499,855
Ensembl chr10:47,490,153...47,499,876
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G Aldh3b1 aldehyde dehydrogenase 3 family, member B1 affects binding ISO benzaldehyde binds to ALDH3B1 protein CTD PMID:20699116 NCBI chr 1:219,145,457...219,181,536
Ensembl chr 1:219,145,459...219,186,860
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G Ar androgen receptor multiple interactions EXP benzaldehyde inhibits the reaction [Metribolone binds to AR protein] CTD PMID:3695475 NCBI chr  X:67,656,253...67,828,998
Ensembl chr  X:67,656,253...67,829,026
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G Slc2a1 solute carrier family 2 member 1 increases activity
multiple interactions
ISO benzaldehyde results in increased activity of SLC2A1 protein
[benzaldehyde co-treated with Glucose deficiency] results in decreased activity of SLC2A1 protein
CTD PMID:20955755 NCBI chr 5:138,154,677...138,182,897
Ensembl chr 5:138,154,673...138,182,897
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                  main group element atom 19696
                    p-block element atom 19696
                      carbon group element atom 19599
                        carbon atom 19588
                          organic molecular entity 19588
                            organic group 18527
                              organic divalent group 18520
                                organodiyl group 18520
                                  carbonyl group 18427
                                    carbonyl compound 18427
                                      carboxylic acid 18108
                                        carboacyl group 17369
                                          univalent carboacyl group 17369
                                            formyl group 7850
                                              aldehyde 7850
                                                arenecarbaldehyde 124
                                                  benzaldehydes 122
                                                    benzaldehyde 7
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