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StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2017-03-16 03:42:35 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 07:18:14 UTC
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB62309
Metabolite Identification
Common Name1-(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z-octadecatetraenoyl)-glycero-3-phosphate
Description1-(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z-octadecatetraenoyl)-glycero-3-phosphate is classified as a member of the 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphates. 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphates are lysophosphatidic acids where the glycerol is esterified with a fatty acid at O-1 position. 1-(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z-octadecatetraenoyl)-glycero-3-phosphate is considered to be practically insoluble (in water) and acidic. 1-(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z-octadecatetraenoyl)-glycero-3-phosphate is a glycerophosphate lipid molecule
1-(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z-Octadecatetraenoyl)-glycero-3-phosphoric acidGenerator
Chemical FormulaC21H35O7P
Average Molecular Weight430.478
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight430.212040465
IUPAC Name[(2R)-2-hydroxy-3-[(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z)-octadeca-6,9,12,15-tetraenoyloxy]propoxy]phosphonic acid
Traditional Name(2R)-2-hydroxy-3-[(6Z,9Z,12Z,15Z)-octadeca-6,9,12,15-tetraenoyloxy]propoxyphosphonic acid
CAS Registry NumberNot Available
InChI Identifier
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphates. These are lysophosphatidic acids where the glycerol is esterified with a fatty acid at O-1 position.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
Sub ClassGlycerophosphates
Direct Parent1-acylglycerol-3-phosphates
Alternative Parents
  • 1-acylglycerol-3-phosphate
  • Fatty acid ester
  • Monoalkyl phosphate
  • Fatty acyl
  • Alkyl phosphate
  • Phosphoric acid ester
  • Organic phosphoric acid derivative
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Secondary alcohol
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organic oxide
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Alcohol
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
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Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.0068 g/lALOGPS
Predicted Properties
pKa (Strongest Acidic)1.51ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-3.4ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count5ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count3ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area113.29 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count18ChemAxon
Refractivity118.65 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability46.88 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-01p2-9340000000-8d96f977615ae9bd1e0dJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound52929758
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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