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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.

Term:phenylglyoxylic acid
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Accession:CHEBI:18280 term browser browse the term
Definition:A 2-oxo monocarboxylic acid that is glyoxylic acid in which the aldehyde hydrogen is substituted by a phenyl group.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: oxo(phenyl)acetic acid
 related_synonym: 2-Oxo-2-phenylacetate;   2-oxo-2-phenylacetic acid;   2-phenylethanoic acid;   BENZOYL-FORMIC ACID;   Benzoylformate;   Benzoylformic acid;   Formula=C8H6O3;   InChI=1S/C8H6O3/c9-7(8(10)11)6-4-2-1-3-5-6/h1-5H,(H,10,11);   InChIKey=FAQJJMHZNSSFSM-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Phenylglyoxylate;   SMILES=OC(=O)C(=O)c1ccccc1;   alpha-Oxo-benzeneacetic acid;   alpha-ketophenylacetic acid;   benzeneglyoxylic acid
 alt_id: CHEBI:10323;   CHEBI:25993;   CHEBI:39582
 xref: Beilstein:606718;   CAS:611-73-4;   DrugBank:DB02279;   Gmelin:102031;   HMDB:HMDB0001587;   KEGG:C02137
 xref_mesh: MESH:C012482
 xref: MetaCyc:PHENYLGLYOXYLATE;   PDBeChem:173;   PMID:14598013;   PMID:20931367;   PMID:22750350;   PMID:7066236;   Reaxys:606718;   Wikipedia:Phenylglyoxylic_acid
 cyclic_relationship: is_conjugate_acid_of CHEBI:36656

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G DHRS4 dehydrogenase/reductase 4 increases reduction EXP DHRS4 protein results in increased reduction of phenylglyoxylic acid CTD PMID:17827741 NCBI chr 8:4,046,532...4,058,498
Ensembl chr 8:4,046,544...4,084,744
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    role 227
      application 195
        indicator 7
          biomarker 7
            phenylglyoxylic acid 1
              ethyl phenylglyoxylate 0
              methyl phenylglyoxalate 0
              phenylglyoxylyl-CoA 0
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    subatomic particle 227
      composite particle 227
        hadron 227
          baryon 227
            nucleon 227
              atomic nucleus 227
                atom 227
                  main group element atom 220
                    p-block element atom 220
                      carbon group element atom 208
                        carbon atom 207
                          organic molecular entity 207
                            organic group 154
                              organic divalent group 153
                                organodiyl group 153
                                  carbonyl group 153
                                    carbonyl compound 153
                                      carboxylic acid 114
                                        carboacyl group 48
                                          univalent carboacyl group 48
                                            formyl group 4
                                              aldehyde 4
                                                aldehydic acid 1
                                                  glyoxylic acid 1
                                                    phenylglyoxylic acid 1
                                                      ethyl phenylglyoxylate 0
                                                      methyl phenylglyoxalate 0
                                                      phenylglyoxylyl-CoA 0
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