Record Information
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Creation date2010-04-08 22:07:22 UTC
Update date2019-11-26 03:01:23 UTC
Primary IDFDB006953
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB Name2-Hexen-4-olide
Description2-Hexen-4-olide is a member of the class of compounds known as butenolides. Butenolides are dihydrofurans with a carbonyl group at the C2 carbon atom. 2-hexen-4-olide is soluble (in water) and a very weakly acidic compound (based on its pKa). 2-hexen-4-olide is a spice tasting compound found in red raspberry, which makes 2-hexen-4-olide a potential biomarker for the consumption of this food product.
CAS Number2407-43-4
Structure
Thumb
Synonyms
SynonymSource
2-Hexen-1,4-lactonebiospider
4-Hydroxy-2-hexenoic acid gamma-lactonedb_source
4-Hydroxy-2-hexenoic acid lactonebiospider
4-Hydroxyhex-2-enoic acid lactonebiospider
5-Ethyl-(5H)-furan-2-onebiospider
5-Ethyl-2(5H)-furanonedb_source
5-Ethyl-5H-furan-2-onebiospider
5-Ethylfuran-2(5H)-onebiospider
Predicted PropertiesNot Available
Chemical FormulaC6H8O2
IUPAC name
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C6H8O2/c1-2-5-3-4-6(7)8-5/h3-5H,2H2,1H3
InChI KeyGOUILHYTHSOMQJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCCC1OC(=O)C=C1
Average Molecular Weight112.1265
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight112.0524295
Classification
ClassificationNot classified
Ontology
OntologyNo ontology term
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionNot Available
Mass CompositionNot Available
Melting PointNot Available
Boiling PointNot Available
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
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EI-MS/GC-MSNot Available
MS/MSNot Available
NMRNot Available
ChemSpider IDNot Available
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID16997
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDNot Available
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDNTK52-C:NTK52-C
EAFUS IDNot Available
Dr. Duke ID2-HEXEN-4-OLIDE
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet ID2407-43-4
GoodScent IDrw1428471
SuperScent IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
Duplicate IDSNot Available
Old DFC IDSNot Available
Associated Foods
FoodContent Range AverageReference
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Biological Effects and Interactions
Health Effects / BioactivitiesNot Available
EnzymesNot Available
PathwaysNot Available
MetabolismNot Available
BiosynthesisNot Available
Organoleptic Properties
Flavours
FlavorCitations
spice
  1. Arn, H, Acree TE. “Flavornet: A database of aroma compounds based on odor potency in natural products”. Developments in Food Science 40 (1998): 27. doi:10.1016/S0167-4501(98)80029-0
  2. 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).