Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:11:28 UTC
Update date2019-11-27 17:28:00 UTC
Primary IDFDB014797
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameThymol methyl ether
DescriptionThymol methyl ether, also known as methylthymol or 3-methoxy-p-cymene, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as aromatic monoterpenoids. These are monoterpenoids containing at least one aromatic ring. Thymol methyl ether is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa).
CAS Number1076-56-8
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
1-Isopropyl-2-methoxy-4-methylbenzeneHMDB
1-Methyl-3-methoxy-4-isopropylbenzeneHMDB
2-Isopropyl-5-methyl-anisoleHMDB
2-Isopropyl-5-methylanisoleHMDB
2-Methoxy-4-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)-benzeneHMDB
2-Methoxy-4-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)benzeneHMDB
3-Methoxy-p-cymeneHMDB
4-Isopropyl-3-methoxytolueneHMDB
4-MethoxyphenylglyoxalHMDB
Methyl thymol etherHMDB
Methyl thymyl etherHMDB
Methyl thymyl oxideHMDB
MethylthymolHMDB
O-MethylthymolHMDB
Thymol me etherHMDB
Thymol methylHMDB
Thymol methyl ether (= methyl thymol)HMDB
Thymyl methyl etherHMDB
THYMYL methyl oxideHMDB
4-methoxyphenylglyoxalbiospider
Anisole, 2-isopropyl-5-methyl-biospider
Benzene, 2-methoxy-4-methyl-1-(1-methylethyl)-biospider
Methyl THYMYL etherbiospider
Methyl THYMYL oxidebiospider
Methylthymol, o-biospider
O-methylthymolbiospider
Thymol methyl etherdb_source
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.036 g/LALOGPS
logP4.09ALOGPS
logP3.57ChemAxon
logS-3.7ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-4.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area9.23 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity51.75 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability19.8 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC11H16O
IUPAC name2-methoxy-4-methyl-1-(propan-2-yl)benzene
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C11H16O/c1-8(2)10-6-5-9(3)7-11(10)12-4/h5-8H,1-4H3
InChI KeyLSQXNMXDFRRDSJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCOC1=C(C=CC(C)=C1)C(C)C
Average Molecular Weight164.2441
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight164.120115134
Classification
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as aromatic monoterpenoids. These are monoterpenoids containing at least one aromatic ring.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassMonoterpenoids
Direct ParentAromatic monoterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • P-cymene
  • Aromatic monoterpenoid
  • Monocyclic monoterpenoid
  • Phenylpropane
  • Cumene
  • Phenoxy compound
  • Anisole
  • Methoxybenzene
  • Phenol ether
  • Alkyl aryl ether
  • Toluene
  • Benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Ether
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
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Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionC 80.44%; H 9.82%; O 9.74%DFC
Melting PointNot Available
Boiling PointBp15 94-96°DFC
Experimental Water SolubilityNot Available
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental pKaNot Available
Isoelectric pointNot Available
ChargeNot Available
Optical RotationNot Available
Spectroscopic UV DataNot Available
DensityNot Available
Refractive IndexNot Available
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0002-2900000000-0f4f0c7c417e663452cdView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-014i-0900000000-db50d5ef6f3fc3164ac2View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-014i-1900000000-0180f22fe42f69c0e162View in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0kur-6900000000-f2ab7345f07c0d76104aView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-03di-0900000000-aa22480b0508272c0b4eView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-03di-0900000000-3ef24b96d6fcfb1f873eView in MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-000t-3900000000-1cbba2b4f17fda6001c3View in MoNA
ChemSpider ID13482
ChEMBL IDCHEMBL2424841
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID14104
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDHMDB35989
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDJVX23-D:JVX26-G
EAFUS ID2388
Dr. Duke IDTHYMOL-METHYL-ETHER|THYMYL-METHYL-ETHER|METHYL-THYMOL
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDC00010866
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1036161
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
woody
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
smoky
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
burnt
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
Files
MSDSNot Available
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).