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CHEBI ONTOLOGY - ANNOTATIONS

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:food preservative
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Accession:CHEBI:65255 term browser browse the term
Definition:Substances which are added to food in order to prevent decomposition caused by microbial growth or by undesirable chemical changes.
Synonyms:related_synonym: food preservatives


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  CHEBI ontology 19816
    role 19764
      application 19426
        food additive 14725
          food preservative 11757
            antimicrobial food preservative + 11700
            carnosic acid 51
            food antioxidant + 852
            sequestrant + 0
            sodium lactate 0
            sodium propionate 4
            sodium sulfite 11
Path 2
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  CHEBI ontology 19816
    role 19764
      biological role 19764
        physiological role 19757
          food component 19757
            food additive 14725
              food preservative 11757
                antimicrobial food preservative + 11700
                carnosic acid 51
                food antioxidant + 852
                sequestrant + 0
                sodium lactate 0
                sodium propionate 4
                sodium sulfite 11
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