OBO ID: CHEBI:43572
Term Name: kojic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 5-Hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4-pyrone
  • 5-hydroxy-2-(hydroxymethyl)-4H-pyran-4-one
  • 5-hydroxy-2-hydroxymethyl-4-pyrone
  • acido kojico
  • Kojic acid
  • Kojisaeure
Definition: A pyranone that is 4H-pyran substituted by a hydroxy group at position 5, a hydroxymethyl group at position 2 and an oxo group at position 4. It has been isolated from the fungus Aspergillus oryzae.
References:
Ontology: Chebi
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