OBO ID: CHEBI:90396
Term Name: (3,5-dichloro-2,4,6-trihydroxyphenyl)hexan-1-one Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1-(3,5-dichloro-2,4,6-trihydroxyphenyl)hexan-1-one
  • 3,5-dichloro-THPH
  • Cl2-THPH
  • dichloro-THPH
Definition: An aromatic ketone that is phloroglucinol in which two of the hydrogens attached to the benzene ring have been replaced by chlorines while the third has been replaced by a hexanoyl group. It is the immediate biosynthetic precursor for differentiation-inducing factor 1 (DIF-1). DIF-1 is released by developing Dictyostelium amoebae, inducing them to differentiate into stalk cells.
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Ontology: Chebi
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