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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:29861 term browser browse the term
Definition:An ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene comprising of five benzene rings that is anthracene in which the d,e and k,l sides are fused to benzene rings.
Synonyms:related_synonym: Formula=C20H12;   InChI=1S/C20H12/c1-5-13-6-2-11-17-18-12-4-8-14-7-3-10-16(20(14)18)15(9-1)19(13)17/h1-12H;   InChIKey=CSHWQDPOILHKBI-UHFFFAOYSA-N;   Perylen;   SMILES=c1cc2cccc3c4cccc5cccc(c(c1)c23)c45;   alpha-perylene;   dibenz[de,kl]anthracene;   peri-dinaphthalene;   perilene
 xref: Beilstein:1911335;   CAS:198-55-0;   Gmelin:104944;   KEGG:C19497
 xref_mesh: MESH:D010569
 xref: PMID:12399915;   Reaxys:1911335;   Wikipedia:Perylene

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Symbol Object Name Qualifiers Evidence Notes Source PubMed Reference(s) RGD Reference(s) Position
G Ahr aryl hydrocarbon receptor affects binding EXP Perylene binds to AHR protein CTD PMID:3024361, PMID:3028605 NCBI chr 6:54,963,990...55,001,806
Ensembl chr 6:54,963,990...55,001,464
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G Fosl1 FOS like 1, AP-1 transcription factor subunit increases expression ISO Perylene results in increased expression of FOSL1 mRNA CTD PMID:19000923 NCBI chr 1:220,826,560...220,835,066
Ensembl chr 1:220,826,560...220,835,066
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  CHEBI ontology 19816
    chemical entity 19816
      group 19728
        perylene skeleton 2
          perylenes 2
            perylene 2
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  CHEBI ontology 19816
    subatomic particle 19814
      composite particle 19814
        hadron 19814
          baryon 19814
            nucleon 19814
              atomic nucleus 19814
                atom 19814
                  main group element atom 19702
                    main group molecular entity 19702
                      s-block molecular entity 19461
                        hydrogen molecular entity 19452
                          hydrides 18707
                            organic hydride 18269
                              organic fundamental parent 18269
                                hydrocarbon 17988
                                  cyclic hydrocarbon 17075
                                    arene 17071
                                      polycyclic arene 16889
                                        ortho- and peri-fused polycyclic arene 16155
                                          perylene 2
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