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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected and Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 18:57:56 UTC
Update Date2019-08-27 16:01:16 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0034172
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB34172
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
DescriptionMethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is found in beverages. Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is present in white wine, tea, porcini mushroom Boletus edulis, Bourbon vanilla, clary sage, red sage and fruits including cherry, apple, raspberry, papaya and plum. Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is found in leaves of Gaultheria procumbens (wintergreen). Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoate is a flavouring agent.
Structure
Data?1566921676
Synonyms
ValueSource
2-(Methoxycarbonyl)phenolChEBI
2-CarbomethoxyphenolChEBI
2-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl esterChEBI
Betula oilChEBI
Gaultheria oilChEBI
Methyl O-hydroxybenzoateChEBI
Natural wintergreen oilChEBI
Oil OF wintergreenChEBI
Spicewood oilChEBI
Sweet birch oilChEBI
Teaberry oilChEBI
2-Hydroxybenzoate methyl esterGenerator
Methyl O-hydroxybenzoic acidGenerator
Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoic acidGenerator
Benzoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, methyl esterHMDB
FEMA 2745HMDB
Methyl ester 2-hydroxy-benzoic acidHMDB
Methyl salicylate, 8ciHMDB
O-Hydroxybenzoic acid, methyl esterHMDB
MethylsalicylateHMDB
RheumabalHMDB
HewedolorHMDB
LinsalHMDB
Metsal linimentHMDB
Methyl salicylate sodium saltHMDB
Methyl 2-hydroxybenzoateChEBI
Methyl salicylic acidGenerator
Methyl ester 2-hydroxy benzoic acidHMDB
Methyl ester of 2-hydroxy benzoic acidHMDB
Methyl salicylateHMDB
o-Hydroxybenzoic acid methyl esterHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H8O3
Average Molecular Weight152.1473
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight152.047344122
IUPAC Namemethyl 2-hydroxybenzoate
Traditional Namemethyl salicylate
CAS Registry Number119-36-8
SMILES
COC(=O)C1=C(O)C=CC=C1
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C8H8O3/c1-11-8(10)6-4-2-3-5-7(6)9/h2-5,9H,1H3
InChI KeyOSWPMRLSEDHDFF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
Description belongs to the class of organic compounds known as o-hydroxybenzoic acid esters. These are benzoic acid esters where the benzene ring is ortho-substituted with a hydroxy group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassBenzoic acids and derivatives
Direct Parento-Hydroxybenzoic acid esters
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • O-hydroxybenzoic acid ester
  • Salicylic acid or derivatives
  • Benzoyl
  • 1-hydroxy-4-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • 1-hydroxy-2-unsubstituted benzenoid
  • Phenol
  • Vinylogous acid
  • Methyl ester
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Organic oxygen compound
  • Organic oxide
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
Disposition

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Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point-8.6 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.7 mg/mL at 30 °CNot Available
LogP2.55Not Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility5.73 g/LALOGPS
logP2.07ALOGPS
logP2.32ChemAxon
logS-1.4ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)9.72ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-4.3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count1ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area46.53 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity40.06 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability14.98 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9800000000-4c121b87ee97a30f4150JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9800000000-aeff759175e190d33827JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9700000000-8449a003796d4c61d429JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9800000000-4c121b87ee97a30f4150JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9800000000-aeff759175e190d33827JSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-00dl-9700000000-8449a003796d4c61d429JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-00di-5900000000-bb69ba7d9fb7889830b6JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (1 TMS) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0fk9-6920000000-3af2acf054d451df9493JSpectraViewer | MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QTOF , negativesplash10-0fk9-3900000000-e2029bf3c75775175ff3JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0udi-0900000000-eba52e49290e16ea60c0JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0uk9-0900000000-684f1c8a3cf324183257JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-0uk9-9300000000-a594ffaab84fc15a2edcJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0900000000-76d5fc81bafad7c2222cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0udi-0900000000-dae7a80af6333acd66fcJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0gb9-9600000000-09304803bc773495c704JSpectraViewer | MoNA
MSMass Spectrum (Electron Ionization)splash10-00dl-9800000000-1d56d6cf07db519b50e2JSpectraViewer | MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
1D NMR13C NMR SpectrumNot AvailableJSpectraViewer
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Membrane
Biospecimen Locations
  • Feces
  • Urine
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected and Quantified28.481 nmol/g wet fecesAdult (>18 years old)Not Specified
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FecesDetected and Quantified120.497 nmol/g wet fecesAdult (>18 years old)Not Specified
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details
FecesDetected and Quantified142.406 nmol/g wet fecesAdult (>18 years old)Not Specified
Normal
details
UrineDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
details
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDDB09543
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB012459
KNApSAcK IDC00030767
Chemspider ID13848808
KEGG Compound IDC12305
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkMethyl_salicylate
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound4133
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID31832
Food Biomarker OntologyNot Available
VMH IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
  1. (). Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.. .