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Creation date2010-04-08 22:05:00 UTC
Update date2018-05-28 22:38:43 UTC
Primary IDFDB001512
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB Name1,2-Benzenediol
DescriptionConstituent of variety foodstuffs especies coffee, cocoa, bread crust, roasted malt and beer; Isolated from various plant sources and by hydrolysis of tannins (CCD). 1,2-Benzenediol is found in many foods, some of which are chervil, black raspberry, swede, and wasabi.
CAS Number120-80-9
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
1,2-BenzenediolChEBI
1,2-DihydroxybenzeneChEBI
2-HydroxyphenolChEBI
alpha-HydroxyphenolChEBI
BrenzcatechinChEBI
O-BenzenediolChEBI
O-HydroxyphenolChEBI
PyrocatechinChEBI
a-HydroxyphenolGenerator
Α-hydroxyphenolGenerator
CatecholHMDB
Durafur developer CHMDB
Fouramine PCHHMDB
Fourrine 68HMDB
O-DihydroxybenzeneHMDB
O-DioxybenzeneHMDB
O-HydroquinoneHMDB
O-PhenylenediolHMDB
OxyphenateHMDB
Oxyphenic acidHMDB
Pelagol grey CHMDB
PhthalhydroquinoneHMDB
Phthalic alcoholHMDB
PyrocatechineHMDB
1,3-DihydroxybenzeneHMDB
Catechol dipotassium saltHMDB
Catechol, 14C-labeled CPDHMDB
Catechol sodium saltHMDB
Catechin (obsol.)?db_source
Catechol?db_source
o-Benzenediolmanual
o-Dihydroxybenzenemanual
o-Dioxybenzenemanual
o-Hydroquinonemanual
o-Hydroxyphenolmanual
o-Phenylenediolmanual
Pyrocatecholmanual
Pyrocatechol, 8CIdb_source
α-hydroxyphenolGenerator
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility75 g/LALOGPS
logP0.74ALOGPS
logP1.37ChemAxon
logS-0.17ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)9.34ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area40.46 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count0ChemAxon
Refractivity30.02 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability10.69 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC6H6O2
IUPAC namebenzene-1,2-diol
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C6H6O2/c7-5-3-1-2-4-6(5)8/h1-4,7-8H
InChI KeyYCIMNLLNPGFGHC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESOC1=CC=CC=C1O
Average Molecular Weight110.1106
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight110.036779436
Classification
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as catechols. Catechols are compounds containing a 1,2-benzenediol moiety.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassPhenols
Sub ClassBenzenediols
Direct ParentCatechols
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Catechol
  • 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateSolid
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionNot Available
Melting Point105 oC
Boiling PointNot Available
Experimental Water Solubility461 mg/mL at 25 oCYALKOWSKY,SH & HE,Y (2003)
Experimental logP0.88HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Experimental pKa9.45
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Pegasus III TOF-MS system, Leco; GC 6890, Agilent Technologies) (Non-derivatized)splash10-0udr-1950000000-16187bb35dcb40c26e78View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-03di-8900000000-4e15f35dca47661de590View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-03di-9600000000-032a40483dec93738075View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-03di-7900000000-83f892852c355a3863e9View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-03di-9400000000-90885264baa17f65d954View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-0udr-1950000000-16187bb35dcb40c26e78View in MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Non-derivatized)splash10-0udr-1930000000-24d2e0a8e36245d9e187View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-03di-7900000000-8b112b8af75eb2d08676View in MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (2 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0fl9-9730000000-a35befff1c602124f29eView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-01ox-9400000000-d59dce8c5e56b026f8b2View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-014i-9000000000-632cabc9b371835019c1View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Positive (Annotated)splash10-02t9-9200000000-ac902cb99981017de3b5View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (VARIAN MAT-44) , Positivesplash10-03di-8900000000-95af3d2738de98d27f26View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (Unknown) , Positivesplash10-03di-9600000000-032a40483dec93738075View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (HITACHI M-80) , Positivesplash10-03di-7900000000-f5cb1c53768e05ca1530View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF (UPLC Q-Tof Premier, Waters) , Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-c94dab4d218dbb3bb108View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF (UPLC Q-Tof Premier, Waters) 30V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-1900000000-edd8ba1e77bbb2f76304View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-c94dab4d218dbb3bb108View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , negativesplash10-0a4i-1900000000-edd8ba1e77bbb2f76304View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - , negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-12053747e62e910151adView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-03di-0900000000-66523f3122b954e6400fView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-03di-1900000000-5fd776e479836f7464afView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0udi-9000000000-2c46a1375dbb634ef735View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-986c93875cb12d90fa90View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-0900000000-a301685abb4194689ca3View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0a4i-9500000000-2017b42835ace86f16eeView in MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-03di-9600000000-b8e03f4f3ea89044828eView in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
2D NMR[1H,13C] 2D NMR SpectrumNot AvailableView in JSpectraViewer
ChemSpider ID13837760
ChEMBL IDCHEMBL280998
KEGG Compound IDC15571
Pubchem Compound ID289
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI ID18135
Phenol-Explorer ID654
DrugBank IDDB02232
HMDB IDHMDB00957
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDHJX14-Z:HJX14-Z
EAFUS IDNot Available
Dr. Duke IDPYROCATECHOL|(+)-CATECHOL|CATECHOL
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDC00002644
HET IDCAQ
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDNot Available
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDPyrocatechol
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite ID654
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / Bioactivities
DescriptorIDDefinitionReference
allelochemicDUKE
allergenic50904 A chemical compound which causes the onset of an allergic reaction by interacting with any of the molecular pathways involved in an allergy.DUKE
anti cancer35610 A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.DUKE
anti gonadotropicDUKE
anti hepatitic62868 Any compound that is able to prevent damage to the liver.DUKE
anti hepatotoxic62868 Any compound that is able to prevent damage to the liver.DUKE
antioxidant22586 A substance that opposes oxidation or inhibits reactions brought about by dioxygen or peroxides. In European countries, E-numbers for permitted antioxidant food additives are from E 300 to E 324.DUKE
anti septic33281 A substance that kills or slows the growth of microorganisms, including bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoans.DUKE
anti stomatiticDUKE
anti thiaminDUKE
anti thyreotropicDUKE
antitumor35610 A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.DUKE
anti viral22587 A substance that destroys or inhibits replication of viruses.DUKE
cancer preventive35610 A substance that inhibits or prevents the proliferation of neoplasms.DUKE
carcinogenic50903 A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.DUKE
cardiovascular38070 A drug used for the treatment or prevention of cardiac arrhythmias. Anti-arrhythmia drugs may affect the polarisation-repolarisation phase of the action potential, its excitability or refractoriness, or impulse conduction or membrane responsiveness within cardiac fibres.DUKE
central nervous system stimulant35470 A class of drugs producing both physiological and psychological effects through a variety of mechanisms involving the central nervous system.DUKE
convulsantDUKE
dermatitigenicDUKE
dye37958 DUKE
fatalDUKE
herbicide24527 A substance used to destroy plant pests.DUKE
insectifuge24852 Strictly, a substance intended to kill members of the class Insecta. In common usage, any substance used for preventing, destroying, repelling or controlling insects.DUKE
nematicide25491 A substance used to destroy pests of the phylum Nematoda (roundworms).DUKE
pesticide25944 Strictly, a substance intended to kill pests. In common usage, any substance used for controlling, preventing, or destroying animal, microbiological or plant pests.DUKE
quinone-reductase inducerDUKE
tumor promoter50903 A role played by a chemical compound which is known to induce a process of carcinogenesis by corrupting normal cellular pathways, leading to the acquistion of tumoral capabilities.DUKE
genotoxic50902 A role played by a chemical compound to induce direct or indirect DNA damage. Such damage can potentially lead to the formation of a malignant tumour, but DNA damage does not lead inevitably to the creation of cancerous cells.CHEBI
Enzymes
NameGene NameUniProt ID
Sulfotransferase 1A3/1A4SULT1A3P50224
Trans-1,2-dihydrobenzene-1,2-diol dehydrogenaseDHDHQ9UQ10
Transmembrane O-methyltransferaseLRTOMTQ8WZ04
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
FlavoursNot Available
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References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
Content Reference— Duke, James. 'Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. United States Department of Agriculture.' Agricultural Research Service, Accessed April 27 (2004).
— Rothwell JA, Pérez-Jiménez J, Neveu V, Medina-Ramon A, M'Hiri N, Garcia Lobato P, Manach C, Knox K, Eisner R, Wishart D, Scalbert A. (2013) Phenol-Explorer 3.0: a major update of the Phenol-Explorer database to incorporate data on the effects of food processing on polyphenol content. Database, 10.1093/database/bat070.
— Shinbo, Y., et al. 'KNApSAcK: a comprehensive species-metabolite relationship database.' Plant Metabolomics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2006. 165-181.