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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2019-01-11 19:15:21 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0000947
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB00947
Metabolite Identification
Common NameUndecanoic acid
DescriptionUndecanoic acid is a medium chain length monocarboxylic acid that appears to be involved in the control of triacylglycerol synthesis.(PMID 1739406 ). It is found in breast milk produced by women in the United States (PMID 16332663 ), in infant formulas ( Mljekarstvo (2005), 55(2), 101-112.), in seminal plasma (PMID 736283 ), and other fluids (PMID 8548929 ).
Structure
Data?1547234121
Synonyms
ValueSource
1-Decanecarboxylic acidChEBI
CH3-[CH2]9-COOHChEBI
Hendecanoic acidChEBI
N-Undecanoic acidChEBI
N-Undecoic acidChEBI
N-Undecylic acidChEBI
UDAChEBI
Undecoic acidChEBI
Undecylic acidChEBI
UndekansaeureChEBI
1-DecanecarboxylateGenerator
HendecanoateGenerator
N-UndecanoateGenerator
N-UndecoateGenerator
N-UndecylateGenerator
UndecoateGenerator
UndecylateGenerator
UndecanoateGenerator
Undecanoic acidMeSH
1n-Undecoic acidPhyto Map
FA(11:0)Phyto Map
Chemical FormulaC11H22O2
Average Molecular Weight186.2912
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight186.161979948
IUPAC Nameundecanoic acid
Traditional Nameundecanoic acid
CAS Registry Number112-37-8
SMILES
CCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C11H22O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11(12)13/h2-10H2,1H3,(H,12,13)
InChI KeyZDPHROOEEOARMN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as medium-chain fatty acids. These are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 4 and 12 carbon atoms.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acids and conjugates
Direct ParentMedium-chain fatty acids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Medium-chain fatty acid
  • Straight chain fatty acid
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Disposition

Route of exposure:

Source:

Biological location:

Process

Naturally occurring process:

Role

Biological role:

Industrial application:

Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point28.6 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.052 mg/mLNot Available
LogP4.42SANGSTER (1993)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.023 g/LALOGPS
logP4.49ALOGPS
logP4.03ChemAxon
logS-3.9ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.95ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area37.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count9ChemAxon
Refractivity54.08 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability23.73 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS)splash10-0159-2910000000-722a87fa01fa27b58b07JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0706-9000000000-d7f6a00a2bcfd58539f5JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized)splash10-0159-2910000000-722a87fa01fa27b58b07JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-06r6-9400000000-c452aa611294afd4b227JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00du-9310000000-90668bb3fcf413ecc767JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-000i-0900000000-4e46062530f2b87127f2JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-001i-2900000000-1bd11599567676fd18b8JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-0019-3900000000-3ed16e9aae084b8128f7JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-70bc980554bccc2d565fJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 20V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-1923c2ee9004b1a4f217JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 30V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-818107787c04dbc613beJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 40V, Negativesplash10-01t9-9000000000-da3c8186be5724d14262JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 50V, Negativesplash10-052f-9000000000-4a1e2f342d24eb6ec79eJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 10V, Negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-2dadd8baad50427686a7JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 20V, Negativesplash10-03di-0090000000-2dadd8baad50427686a7JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF , Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-d09512035285f332d56cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-fca225c5971e85f0f121JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF 20V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-0fabd46bd1eaa73e5af0JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - ESI-TOF , Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-d09512035285f332d56cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-70bc980554bccc2d565fJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-1923c2ee9004b1a4f217JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-f871962b32a5d16913f8JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-01t9-9000000000-f75b1abf45a6ce1d1e16JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ , negativesplash10-052f-9000000000-4a1e2f342d24eb6ec79eJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-IT , negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-26f27c3846a00308245bJSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-TOF , negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-fca225c5971e85f0f121JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-TOF , negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-0fabd46bd1eaa73e5af0JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (HITACHI M-80B) , Positivesplash10-0706-9000000000-f0f2855ce0a7d3e0e44cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-000i-0900000000-36794ad067903d2b6624JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-000l-1900000000-157dc43c0ad4ff0f5509JSpectraViewer | MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-074l-9100000000-e152e90785434b58612cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
2D NMR[1H,13C] 2D NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
Biospecimen Locations
  • Feces
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
Abnormal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Colorectal cancer
details
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Colorectal cancer
details
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Colorectal cancer
  1. Sinha R, Ahn J, Sampson JN, Shi J, Yu G, Xiong X, Hayes RB, Goedert JJ: Fecal Microbiota, Fecal Metabolome, and Colorectal Cancer Interrelations. PLoS One. 2016 Mar 25;11(3):e0152126. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152126. eCollection 2016. [PubMed:27015276 ]
  2. Goedert JJ, Sampson JN, Moore SC, Xiao Q, Xiong X, Hayes RB, Ahn J, Shi J, Sinha R: Fecal metabolomics: assay performance and association with colorectal cancer. Carcinogenesis. 2014 Sep;35(9):2089-96. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgu131. Epub 2014 Jul 18. [PubMed:25037050 ]
Associated OMIM IDs
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB000700
KNApSAcK IDC00007421
Chemspider ID7888
KEGG Compound IDC17715
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkUndecylic_acid
METLIN ID5894
PubChem Compound8180
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID32368
References
Synthesis ReferenceSchreyer, Gerd; Schwarze, Werner; Weigert, Wolfgang. Carboxylic acids by oxidation of vicinal diols. Ger. Offen. (1972), 10 pp.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
  1. Avrahami D, Shai Y: Conjugation of a magainin analogue with lipophilic acids controls hydrophobicity, solution assembly, and cell selectivity. Biochemistry. 2002 Feb 19;41(7):2254-63. [PubMed:11841217 ]
  2. Avrahami D, Shai Y: Bestowing antifungal and antibacterial activities by lipophilic acid conjugation to D,L-amino acid-containing antimicrobial peptides: a plausible mode of action. Biochemistry. 2003 Dec 23;42(50):14946-56. [PubMed:14674771 ]
  3. Mingrone G, Greco AV, Capristo E, Benedetti G, Castagneto M, Gasbarrini G: An improved GLC method for a rapid, simultaneous analysis of both medium chain fatty acids and medium chain triglycerides in plasma. Clin Chim Acta. 1995 Sep 15;240(2):195-207. [PubMed:8548929 ]
  4. Kinkaid AR, Wilton DC: A continuous fluorescence displacement assay for phospholipase A2 using albumin and medium chain phospholipid substrates. Anal Biochem. 1993 Jul;212(1):65-70. [PubMed:8368517 ]
  5. Hamfler HW, Nissen HP, Heinze I, Kreysel HW, Schirren C: [Free fatty acid composition of human semen in different clinical diagnoses]. Andrologia. 1978 Nov-Dec;10(6):498-50. [PubMed:736283 ]
  6. Mosley EE, Wright AL, McGuire MK, McGuire MA: trans Fatty acids in milk produced by women in the United States. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Dec;82(6):1292-7. [PubMed:16332663 ]
  7. Hornung B, Amtmann E, Sauer G: Medium chain length fatty acids stimulate triacylglycerol synthesis in tissue culture cells. Biochem Pharmacol. 1992 Jan 22;43(2):175-81. [PubMed:1739406 ]
  8. Dutta-Roy AK, Demarco AC, Raha SK, Shay J, Garvey M, Horrobin DF: Effects of linoleic and gamma-linolenic acids (efamol evening primrose oil) on fatty acid-binding proteins of rat liver. Mol Cell Biochem. 1990 Oct 15-Nov 8;98(1-2):177-82. [PubMed:2176271 ]
  9. (). Clinical Guide to Laboratory Tests, 2nd Ed. Norbert W. Tietz 1990. .

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro). Functions as GTP-dependent lipoate-activating enzyme that generates the substrate for lipoyltransferase (By similarity).
Gene Name:
ACSM1
Uniprot ID:
Q08AH1
Molecular weight:
65272.74
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
ACSM6
Uniprot ID:
Q6P461
Molecular weight:
53584.545
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro) (By similarity).
Gene Name:
ACSM2A
Uniprot ID:
Q08AH3
Molecular weight:
64223.7
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro).
Gene Name:
ACSM2B
Uniprot ID:
Q68CK6
Molecular weight:
64270.78
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro) (By similarity).
Gene Name:
ACSM3
Uniprot ID:
Q53FZ2
Molecular weight:
66152.235
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro) (By similarity).
Gene Name:
ACSM5
Uniprot ID:
Q6NUN0
Molecular weight:
64759.55
General function:
Involved in catalytic activity
Specific function:
Has medium-chain fatty acid:CoA ligase activity with broad substrate specificity (in vitro). Acts on acids from C(4) to C(11) and on the corresponding 3-hydroxy- and 2,3- or 3,4-unsaturated acids (in vitro) (By similarity).
Gene Name:
ACSM4
Uniprot ID:
P0C7M7
Molecular weight:
65702.225