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 Lactones Metabolite Erythrono-1,4-lactone Family
No. of Seeds 3 No. of Other Members 5
Family Centroid CFAMM00531058 Functional Category Human Metabolite
Superfamily Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 1 Ligand D-tartaric Acid Superfamily
Class Class 1836

Cousin Family NamesSeedsMembers
Thyroid hormone receptor beta Ligand GC-1 Family 2 62
Triggering receptor expressed on myeloid cells 1 Ligand D-tart... 1 28
Papain inhibitor AGN-PC-00G6FO family 1 5
Carboxylic Acids and Derivatives Metabolite Oxalacetic acid Fa... 2 2
Lactones Metabolite 2-Deoxy-L-ribono-1,4-lactone Family 1 0
Lactones Metabolite Pantolactone Family 1 0


External ID

Functional Category

Molecule Name

CFAMM00531058 HMDB00349 Human Metabolite Erythrono-1,4-lactone
CFAMM00531056 HMDB00940 Human Metabolite Threonolactone
CFAMM00531054 HMDB29884 Human Metabolite 2-C-Methyl-1,4-erythrono-D-lactone

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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