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Creation date2011-03-30 21:41:55 UTC
Update date2015-07-21 06:55:45 UTC
Primary IDFDB021756
Secondary Accession NumbersNot Available
Chemical Information
FooDB NameMethyl levulinate
DescriptionMethyl levulinate, also known as me ester, belongs to the class of organic compounds known as gamma-keto acids and derivatives. These are organic compounds containing an aldehyde substituted with a keto group on the C4 carbon atom. Methyl levulinate is an extremely weak basic (essentially neutral) compound (based on its pKa). Methyl levulinate is a caramellic tasting compound.
CAS Number624-45-3
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
Methyl levulinic acidGenerator
4-Oxopentanoic acid, 9ciHMDB
Me esterHMDB
Methyl-4-oxopentanoateMeSH
Levulinic acid, methyl esterMeSH
Methyl-4-oxovalerateMeSH
4-Oxopentanoic acid, 9CI; Me esterdb_source
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility62.3 g/LALOGPS
logP-0.17ALOGPS
logP0.077ChemAxon
logS-0.32ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)17.55ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.8ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area43.37 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count4ChemAxon
Refractivity31.86 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability13.33 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
BioavailabilityYesChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Chemical FormulaC6H10O3
IUPAC namemethyl 4-oxopentanoate
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C6H10O3/c1-5(7)3-4-6(8)9-2/h3-4H2,1-2H3
InChI KeyUAGJVSRUFNSIHR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCOC(=O)CCC(C)=O
Average Molecular Weight130.143
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight130.062994182
Classification
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as gamma-keto acids and derivatives. These are organic compounds containing an aldehyde substituted with a keto group on the C4 carbon atom.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassOrganic acids and derivatives
ClassKeto acids and derivatives
Sub ClassGamma-keto acids and derivatives
Direct ParentGamma-keto acids and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Gamma-keto acid
  • Fatty acid methyl ester
  • Fatty acid ester
  • Fatty acyl
  • Methyl ester
  • Ketone
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
Disposition

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Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Physical stateNot Available
Physical DescriptionLiq.DFC
Mass CompositionC 55.37%; H 7.74%; O 36.88%DFC
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
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-052b-9000000000-586bf3653d76af66925dJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9000000000-bb7c3071a74cb6e1f66aJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-820d538b4336c074ba52JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0007-9200000000-691ce72acd41e468f682JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-052b-9000000000-586bf3653d76af66925dJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9000000000-bb7c3071a74cb6e1f66aJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0006-9100000000-820d538b4336c074ba52JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0007-9200000000-691ce72acd41e468f682JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0006-9000000000-a5e3492256d9057b1bd5JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-001j-8900000000-b07b7980c4c1666bc599JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-01q9-9700000000-23b189cb24730f46cb7bJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0kai-9000000000-5fd6a242c7e3979be5b2JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-004i-5900000000-d3767472eafdb4be55b8JSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-004j-9700000000-8cea383ab923f84de0ccJSpectraViewer
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-000w-9000000000-96b153df7720ef831600JSpectraViewer
ChemSpider ID62563
ChEMBL IDNot Available
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
Pubchem Compound ID69354
Pubchem Substance IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
Phenol-Explorer IDNot Available
DrugBank IDNot Available
HMDB IDHMDB41602
CRC / DFC (Dictionary of Food Compounds) IDCVR73-P:CVR79-V
EAFUS IDNot Available
Dr. Duke IDNot Available
BIGG IDNot Available
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
HET IDNot Available
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
Flavornet IDNot Available
GoodScent IDrw1046941
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
caramellic
  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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MSDSNot Available
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Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
General ReferenceNot Available
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