OBO ID: CHEBI:17310
Term Name: pyridoxal Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 3-HYDROXY-5-(HYDROXYMETHYL)-2-METHYLISONICOTINALDEHYDE
  • 3-hydroxy-5-(hydroxymethyl)-2-methylpyridine-4-carbaldehyde
  • Pyridoxal
  • pyridoxaldehyde
Definition: A pyridinecarbaldehyde that is pyridine-4-carbaldehyde bearing methyl, hydroxy and hydroxymethyl substituents at positions 2, 3 and 5 respectively. The 4-carboxyaldehyde form of vitamin B6, it is converted into pyridoxal phosphate, a coenzyme for the synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters, sphingolipids and aminolevulinic acid.
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Ontology: Chebi
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