CFam Chemical Families Database
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Click on CFAM IDs and names to search or view in CFAM, click on external IDs to view the entity in its source database.

CFam Family Information

Family Name Hydroxy Acids and Derivatives Metabolite 2-Hydroxycaproic acid Family
No. of Seeds 2 No. of Other Members 1
Family Centroid CFAMM00532750 Functional Category Human Metabolite
Superfamily Hydroxy Acids Metabolite 2-Hydroxyadipic acid and Keto-Acids Metabolite Oxoadipic acid Superfamily
Class Class 7097

Cousin Family NamesSeedsMembers
Fatty Acid Esters Metabolite (+/-)-Ethyl 2-hydroxy-3-methylval... 4 3


External ID

Functional Category

Molecule Name

CFAMM00532750 HMDB01624 Human Metabolite 2-Hydroxycaproic acid
CFAMM00532752 HMDB01863 Human Metabolite 2-Hydroxyvaleric acid

Statistics of CFAM Database

CFAM currently contains 490,279 molecules in 87,136 families, 34,880 superfamilies and 11,643 classes.

How to cite our database

C. Zhang, L. Tao, C. Qin, P. Zhang, S.Y. Chen, X. Zeng, F. Xu, Z. Chen, S.Y. Yang and Y.Z. CFam: A Chemical Families Database Based on Iterative Selection of Functional Seeds and Seed-Directed Compound Clustering. Nucl. Acids Res. 43 (D1): D558-D565 (2015) (First published online: November 20, 2014).

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