OBO ID: CHEBI:77742
Term Name: bongkrekic acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • (-)-bongkrekic acid
  • (2E,4Z,6R,8Z,10E,14E,17S,18E,20Z)-20-(carboxymethyl)-6-methoxy-2,5,17-trimethyl-2,4,8,10,14,18,20-docosaheptaenedioic acid
  • (2E,4Z,6R,8Z,10E,14E,17S,18E,20Z)-20-(carboxymethyl)-6-methoxy-2,5,17-trimethyldocosa-2,4,8,10,14,18,20-heptaenedioic acid
  • bongkrek acid
Definition: A tricarboxylic acid that is docosa-2,4,8,10,14,18,20-heptaenedioic acid substituted at positions 2 ,5 and 17 by methyl groups, at positions 6 by a methoxy group and at position 20 by a carboxymethyl group. It is produced by the bacterium Burkholderia gladioli and implicated in outbreaks of food-borne illness involving coconut and corn-based products in Indonesia and China.
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Ontology: Chebi
PHENOTYPE No data available