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 Fatty Acid Esters Metabolite Retinyl palmitate Family
No. of Seeds 3 No. of Other Members 7
Family Centroid CFAMM00533455 Functional Category Human Metabolite
Superfamily Prenol Lipids Metabolite Retinol acetate and Fatty Acid Esters Metabolite Retinyl palmitate Superfamily
Class Class 7209

Cousin Family NamesSeedsMembers
Adenosine receptor A1 Ligand Anthoptilide C Family 1 1
Prenol Lipids Metabolite Phytyl acetate Family 1 3
Prenol Lipids Metabolite Retinol acetate Family 2 2


External ID

Functional Category

Molecule Name

CFAMM00533459 HMDB35705 Human Metabolite Zeaxanthin dipalmitate
CFAMM00533458 HMDB36566 Human Metabolite Xantofyl palmitate
CFAMM00533455 HMDB03648 Human Metabolite Retinyl palmitate

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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