Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Compound Class: a lipid

Lipid is a broad definition, meaning a biologically important molecule that is soluble in nonpolar solvents but not in water.

a lipid compound structure

Child Classes: a bacterial endotoxin (34), a glycerolipid (6), a lyso-ornithine lipid (0), a mycolate (0), a phospholipid (58), a phthiocerol (0), a sphingolipid (0), a sulfolipid (0), an ether lipid (0), an isoprenoid (27), an ω-hydroxy-methyl-branched lipid (0), an ornithine lipid (0)


SMILES: [a lipidH]

Unification Links: KEGG:C01356


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