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Record Information
Version4.0
StatusDetected but not Quantified
Creation Date2012-09-12 01:49:43 UTC
Update Date2019-07-23 06:31:59 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB0040295
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • HMDB40295
Metabolite Identification
Common NameButyl pentanoate
DescriptionButyl pentanoate is found in alcoholic beverages. Butyl pentanoate is present in apple, banana, blackberry, plum, jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus), malt whisky and Bourbon vanilla. Butyl pentanoate is a flavouring agent.
Structure
Data?1563863519
Synonyms
ValueSource
Butyl valerateHMDB
Butyl valerianateHMDB
FEMA 2217HMDB
N-Butyl pentanoateHMDB
N-Butyl valerateHMDB
Pentanoic acid, butyl esterHMDB
Valeric acid, butyl esterHMDB
Chemical FormulaC9H18O2
Average Molecular Weight158.238
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight158.13067982
IUPAC Namebutyl pentanoate
Traditional Namepentanoic acid, butyl ester
CAS Registry Number591-68-4
SMILES
CCCCOC(=O)CCCC
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C9H18O2/c1-3-5-7-9(10)11-8-6-4-2/h3-8H2,1-2H3
InChI KeyOKJADYKTJJGKDX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as fatty acid esters. These are carboxylic ester derivatives of a fatty acid.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassFatty Acyls
Sub ClassFatty acid esters
Direct ParentFatty acid esters
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Fatty acid 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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Naturally occurring process:

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Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point-92.8 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.41 g/LALOGPS
logP3.24ALOGPS
logP2.84ChemAxon
logS-2.6ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Basic)-7ChemAxon
Physiological Charge0ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count0ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area26.3 ŲChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count7ChemAxon
Refractivity45.12 m³·mol⁻¹ChemAxon
Polarizability19.57 ųChemAxon
Number of Rings0ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash KeyView
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0a4r-9100000000-da6ad2858de2212d672cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - EI-B (Non-derivatized)splash10-0a4r-9100000000-da6ad2858de2212d672cJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted GC-MSPredicted GC-MS Spectrum - GC-MS (Non-derivatized) - 70eV, Positivesplash10-0550-9000000000-57380720ffaebe7306d5JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Positivesplash10-0a4i-4900000000-d8cb6250e43a4df956d1JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Positivesplash10-0a4u-9200000000-5773950fde0ae3657eeaJSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Positivesplash10-052f-9000000000-687c802a80dfd3de12c5JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 10V, Negativesplash10-0a59-6900000000-1f332175b42b0397b875JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 20V, Negativesplash10-0zgi-9600000000-e2c9fae1c012d3e4cb27JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Predicted LC-MS/MSPredicted LC-MS/MS Spectrum - 40V, Negativesplash10-0a5c-9100000000-7d43f1dd237f2caed712JSpectraViewer | MoNA
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane
Biospecimen Locations
  • Feces
Tissue LocationsNot Available
Pathways
Normal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
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Abnormal Concentrations
BiospecimenStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
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FecesDetected but not Quantified Adult (>18 years old)Both
Diarrhea-predominant IBS
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Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease References
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
  1. Raman M, Ahmed I, Gillevet PM, Probert CS, Ratcliffe NM, Smith S, Greenwood R, Sikaroodi M, Lam V, Crotty P, Bailey J, Myers RP, Rioux KP: Fecal microbiome and volatile organic compound metabolome in obese humans with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2013 Jul;11(7):868-75.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2013.02.015. Epub 2013 Feb 27. [PubMed:23454028 ]
Diarrhoea predominant irritable bowel syndrome
  1. Ahmed I, Greenwood R, Costello Bde L, Ratcliffe NM, Probert CS: An investigation of fecal volatile organic metabolites in irritable bowel syndrome. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e58204. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0058204. Epub 2013 Mar 13. [PubMed:23516449 ]
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB020017
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID55084
KEGG Compound IDNot Available
BioCyc IDNot Available
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
METLIN IDNot Available
PubChem Compound61137
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI IDNot Available
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General References
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  5. (). Yannai, Shmuel. (2004) Dictionary of food compounds with CD-ROM: Additives, flavors, and ingredients. Boca Raton: Chapman & Hall/CRC.. .
  6. Gunstone, Frank D., John L. Harwood, and Albert J. Dijkstra (2007). The lipid handbook with CD-ROM. CRC Press.