OBO ID: CHEBI:15430
Term Name: protoporphyrin Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3,3'-(3,7,12,17-tetramethyl-8,13-divinyl-21H,23H-porphine-2,18-diyl)-bis-propionic acid
  • 3,7,12,17-tetramethyl-8,13-divinylporphyrin-2,18-dipropanoic acid
  • 7,12-diethenyl-3,8,13,17-tetramethylporphyrin-2,18-dipropanoic acid
  • H2ppIX
  • Kammerer's prophyrin
  • ooporphyrin
  • Porphyrinogen IX
  • Protoporphyrin
  • Protoporphyrin IX
Definition: A cyclic tetrapyrrole that consists of porphyrin bearing four methyl substituents at positions 3, 8, 13 and 17, two vinyl substituents at positions 7 and 12 and two 2-carboxyethyl substituents at positions 2 and 18. The parent of the class of protoporphyrins.
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Ontology: Chebi
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