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Creation date2010-04-08 22:09:11 UTC
Update date2015-07-20 22:33:27 UTC
Primary IDFDB010543
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB Name2-Hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde
Description2-Hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde, also known as 4-methyl salicylaldehyde or 2,4-cresotaldehyde, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hydroxybenzaldehydes. These are organic aromatic compounds containing a benzene ring carrying an aldehyde group and a hydroxyl group. 2-Hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). 2-Hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde is an almond, bitter, and phenolic tasting compound.
CAS Number698-27-1
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
2,4-CresotaldehydeHMDB
2-Formyl-5-methylphenolHMDB
2-Hydroxy-4-methyl-benzaldehydeHMDB
2-Hydroxy-p-tolualdehydeHMDB
4-Methyl salicylaldehydeHMDB
4-Methyl-2-hydroxybenzaldehydeHMDB
4-Methylsalicyclic aldehydeHMDB
4-MethylsalicylaldehydeHMDB
FEMA 3697HMDB
m-Cresol-6-aldehydeHMDB
m-HomosalicylaldehydeHMDB
Benzaldehyde, 2-hydroxy-4-methyl-biospider
Homosalicylaldehyde, m-biospider
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility5.04 g/LALOGPS
logP1.62ALOGPS
logP2.55ChemAxon
logS-1.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)8.5ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area37.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count1ChemAxon
Refractivity39.66 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability14.05 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
BioavailabilityYesChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC8H8O2
IUPAC name2-hydroxy-4-methylbenzaldehyde
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C8H8O2/c1-6-2-3-7(5-9)8(10)4-6/h2-5,10H,1H3
InChI KeyJODRRPJMQDFCBJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCC1=CC(O)=C(C=O)C=C1
Average Molecular Weight136.1479
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight136.0524295
Classification
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as hydroxybenzaldehydes. These are organic aromatic compounds containing a benzene ring carrying an aldehyde group and a hydroxyl group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic oxygen compounds
ClassOrganooxygen compounds
Sub ClassCarbonyl compounds
Direct ParentHydroxybenzaldehydes
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Hydroxybenzaldehyde
  • M-cresol
  • Benzoyl
  • 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Toluene
  • Phenol
  • Benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Vinylogous acid
  • Organic oxide
  • 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 70.58%; H 5.92%; O 23.50%DFC
Melting PointMp 60-61°DFC
Boiling PointBp726 219-221°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 KeyView
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-000i-1900000000-4052b4a288f06f475324JSpectraViewer
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-059f-5910000000-cea8942474688b7860d2JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-000i-0900000000-fc28f6cad5b71dfa1b93JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-000i-1900000000-9b624a6fdedb3b39cf75JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0gbc-9300000000-59642e232473c7fbc15aJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-6b594181399136d2a753JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-ce15f1695ea495210bbaJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-014r-9500000000-5167cc652f69e61e920dJSpectraViewer
ChemSpider ID55144
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID61200
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDHMDB32603
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDFCP28-Z:FCP28-Z
EAFUS ID1756
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1037471
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
bitter
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
almond
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
phenolic
  1. The Good Scents Company (2009). Flavor and fragrance information catalog. <http://www.thegoodscentscompany.com/allprod.html> Accessed 15.10.23.
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Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
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