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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-11 22:28:03 UTC
Update Date2019-01-11 19:53:13 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0037225
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB37225
Metabolite Identification
Common NameMethyl citronellate
DescriptionMethyl citronellate is found in herbs and spices. Methyl citronellate is present in pepper (Piper nigrum) and lemon balm (Melissa officinalis). Methyl citronellate is a flavouring ingredient.
Structure
Data?1547236393
Synonyms
ValueSource
6-Octenoic acid, 3,7-dimethyl-, methyl esterHMDB
Citronellic acid, methyl esterHMDB
Methyl 3,7-dimethyl-6-octenoateHMDB
Methyl 3,7-dimethyloct-6-enoateHMDB
Chemical FormulaC11H20O2
Average Molecular Weight184.2753
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight184.146329884
IUPAC Namemethyl 3,7-dimethyloct-6-enoate
Traditional Namemethyl 3,7-dimethyloct-6-enoate
CAS Registry Number2270-60-2
SMILES
COC(=O)CC(C)CCC=C(C)C
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C11H20O2/c1-9(2)6-5-7-10(3)8-11(12)13-4/h6,10H,5,7-8H2,1-4H3
InChI KeyZFLPOPCZMXGUOJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as acyclic monoterpenoids. These are monoterpenes that do not contain a cycle.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassMonoterpenoids
Direct ParentAcyclic monoterpenoids
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Acyclic monoterpenoid
  • Fatty acid methyl ester
  • Fatty acid ester
  • Fatty acyl
  • Methyl ester
  • Carboxylic acid ester
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aliphatic acyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAliphatic acyclic compounds
External DescriptorsNot Available
Ontology
Disposition

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Physical Properties
StateNot Available
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.32 g/LALOGPS
logP4.06ALOGPS
logP3.01ChemAxon
logS-2.8ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count6ChemAxon
Refractivity54.99 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability22.22 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-014l-9600000000-8d985a360f0ac611d232JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0f79-0900000000-d49ac5873a17146cb765JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0o99-5900000000-08e9a55f960d9eae6769JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-066r-9100000000-b8e3042e9b172922ed68JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-001i-0900000000-865ff556855a42c9e135JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0f89-1900000000-a174312f65f2b8bbe63bJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0076-8900000000-8a460e18004f4e855202JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biospecimen LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB016232
KNApSAcK IDC00035691
Chemspider ID55229
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound61290
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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