OBO ID: CHEBI:83169
Term Name: N-acyl homoserine lactone Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • AHLs
  • N-acyl homoserine lactones
  • N-AHLs
Definition: A monocarboxylic acid amide resulting from the formal condensation of a carboxylic acid with the amino group of homoserine lactone. A class of autoinducers generally involved in bacterial quorum sensing.
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Ontology: Chebi
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