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Record Information
Version3.6
Creation Date2005-11-16 15:48:42 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:03:47 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB01063
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common Name3-Hexaprenyl-4,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid
Description3-Hexaprenyl-4,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid is an intermediate in the biosynthesis of Ubiquinone. It is a substrate for Hexaprenyldihydroxybenzoate methyltransferase (mitochondrial).
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
3-Hexaprenyl-4,5-dihydroxybenzoateChEBI
3-Hexaprenyl-4,5-dihydroxybenzoic acidGenerator
3,4-Dihydroxy-5-hexaprenylbenzoateHMDB
3,4-Dihydroxy-5-hexaprenylbenzoic acidHMDB
DhhpbaHMDB
Chemical FormulaC37H54O4
Average Molecular Weight562.8223
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight562.402210216
IUPAC Name3-[(2E,6E,10E,14E,18E)-3,7,11,15,19,23-hexamethyltetracosa-2,6,10,14,18,22-hexaen-1-yl]-4,5-dihydroxybenzoic acid
Traditional Namedhhpba
CAS Registry Number63975-40-6
SMILES
CC(C)=CCC\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\CC\C(C)=C\CC1=C(O)C(O)=CC(=C1)C(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C37H54O4/c1-27(2)13-8-14-28(3)15-9-16-29(4)17-10-18-30(5)19-11-20-31(6)21-12-22-32(7)23-24-33-25-34(37(40)41)26-35(38)36(33)39/h13,15,17,19,21,23,25-26,38-39H,8-12,14,16,18,20,22,24H2,1-7H3,(H,40,41)/b28-15+,29-17+,30-19+,31-21+,32-23+
InChI KeyInChIKey=VEPICJBQCOUQPI-IRVXXIIISA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as polyprenylbenzene-1,2-diols. These are compounds containing a polyisoprene chain attached to a catechol group.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassLipids and lipid-like molecules
ClassPrenol lipids
Sub ClassPolyprenylphenols
Direct ParentPolyprenylbenzene-1,2-diols
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Polyprenylbenzene-1,2-diol
  • Sesterterpenoid
  • Dihydroxybenzoic acid
  • Hydroxybenzoic acid
  • Benzoic acid
  • Benzoic acid or derivatives
  • 1,2-diphenol
  • Benzoyl
  • Phenol
  • Benzenoid
  • Monocyclic benzene moiety
  • Monocarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusExpected but not Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
  • Food
Biofunction
  • Cell signaling
  • Component of Ubiquinone biosynthesis
  • Fuel and energy storage
  • Fuel or energy source
  • Membrane integrity/stability
Application
  • Nutrients
  • Stabilizers
  • Surfactants and Emulsifiers
Cellular locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
Physical Properties
StateSolid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting PointNot AvailableNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water SolubilityNot AvailableNot Available
LogPNot AvailableNot Available
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility0.000573 mg/mLALOGPS
logP8.41ALOGPS
logP11.05ChemAxon
logS-6ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)4.13ChemAxon
pKa (Strongest Basic)-6.3ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-1ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count3ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area77.76 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count18ChemAxon
Refractivity180.53 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability70.25 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability0ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
SpectraNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular Locations
  • Extracellular
  • Membrane (predicted from logP)
Biofluid LocationsNot Available
Tissue LocationNot Available
Pathways
NameSMPDB LinkKEGG Link
Ubiquinone BiosynthesisSMP00065map00130
Normal Concentrations
Not Available
Abnormal Concentrations
Not Available
Associated Disorders and Diseases
Disease ReferencesNone
Associated OMIM IDsNone
DrugBank IDNot Available
DrugBank Metabolite IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Compound IDNot Available
Phenol Explorer Metabolite IDNot Available
FoodDB IDFDB022402
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID4444330
KEGG Compound IDC05200
BioCyc ID3-HEXAPRENYL-45-DIHYDROXYBENZOATE
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkNot Available
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB01063
Metagene LinkHMDB01063
METLIN ID5976
PubChem Compound5280760
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID18081
References
Synthesis ReferenceNot Available
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Not Available
General ReferencesNot Available

Enzymes

General function:
Involved in methyltransferase activity
Specific function:
Not Available
Gene Name:
COQ3
Uniprot ID:
Q9NZJ6
Molecular weight:
41053.76
Reactions
S-Adenosylmethionine + 3-Hexaprenyl-4,5-Dihydroxybenzoic acid → S-Adenosylhomocysteine + 3-Hexaprenyl-4-hydroxy-5-methoxybenzoic acid + Hydrogen Iondetails