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Version3.6
Creation Date2006-05-22 14:17:53 UTC
Update Date2016-02-11 01:05:40 UTC
HMDB IDHMDB02428
Secondary Accession NumbersNone
Metabolite Identification
Common NameTerephthalic acid
DescriptionTerephthalic acid is one isomer of the three phthalic acids. It finds important use as a commodity chemical, principally as a starting compound for the manufacture of polyester (specifically PET), used in clothing and to make plastic bottles. It is also known as 1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid, and it has the chemical formula C6H4(COOH)2. -- Wikipedia.
Structure
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Synonyms
ValueSource
1,4-Benzenedicarboxylic acidChEBI
P-Benzenedicarboxylic acidChEBI
Para-benzenedicarboxylic acidChEBI
TPAChEBI
1,4-BenzenedicarboxylateGenerator
TerephthalateGenerator
P-BenzenedicarboxylateGenerator
Para-benzenedicarboxylateGenerator
Benzene-P-dicarboxylateHMDB
Benzene-P-dicarboxylic acidHMDB
Kyselina terftalovaHMDB
P-DicarboxybenzeneHMDB
P-PhthalateHMDB
P-Phthalic acidHMDB
P-PhthelateHMDB
P-Phthelic acidHMDB
Chemical FormulaC8H6O4
Average Molecular Weight166.1308
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight166.02660868
IUPAC Namebenzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid
Traditional Nameterephthalic acid
CAS Registry Number100-21-0
SMILES
OC(=O)C1=CC=C(C=C1)C(O)=O
InChI Identifier
InChI=1S/C8H6O4/c9-7(10)5-1-2-6(4-3-5)8(11)12/h1-4H,(H,9,10)(H,11,12)
InChI KeyInChIKey=KKEYFWRCBNTPAC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Chemical Taxonomy
DescriptionThis compound belongs to the class of organic compounds known as p-phthalic acid and derivatives. These are compounds containing a benzene ring bearing a carboxylic acid group at ring carbon atoms 1 and 4.
KingdomOrganic compounds
Super ClassBenzenoids
ClassBenzene and substituted derivatives
Sub ClassBenzoic acids and derivatives
Direct ParentP-phthalic acid and derivatives
Alternative Parents
Substituents
  • Para_phthalic_acid
  • Benzoic acid
  • Benzoyl
  • Dicarboxylic acid or derivatives
  • Carboxylic acid
  • Carboxylic acid derivative
  • Hydrocarbon derivative
  • Organooxygen compound
  • Carbonyl group
  • Aromatic homomonocyclic compound
Molecular FrameworkAromatic homomonocyclic compounds
External Descriptors
Ontology
StatusDetected and Quantified
Origin
  • Endogenous
BiofunctionNot Available
ApplicationNot Available
Cellular locationsNot Available
Physical Properties
StateLiquid
Experimental Properties
PropertyValueReference
Melting Point> 300 °CNot Available
Boiling PointNot AvailableNot Available
Water Solubility0.015 mg/mL at 20 °CNot Available
LogP2.00HANSCH,C ET AL. (1995)
Predicted Properties
PropertyValueSource
Water Solubility2.29 mg/mLALOGPS
logP1.01ALOGPS
logP1.29ChemAxon
logS-1.9ALOGPS
pKa (Strongest Acidic)3.32ChemAxon
Physiological Charge-2ChemAxon
Hydrogen Acceptor Count4ChemAxon
Hydrogen Donor Count2ChemAxon
Polar Surface Area74.6 Å2ChemAxon
Rotatable Bond Count2ChemAxon
Refractivity40.57 m3·mol-1ChemAxon
Polarizability15.2 Å3ChemAxon
Number of Rings1ChemAxon
Bioavailability1ChemAxon
Rule of FiveYesChemAxon
Ghose FilterYesChemAxon
Veber's RuleYesChemAxon
MDDR-like RuleYesChemAxon
Spectra
Spectra
Spectrum TypeDescriptionSplash Key
GC-MSGC-MS Spectrum - GC-EI-TOF (Pegasus III TOF-MS system, Leco; GC 6890, Agilent Technologies)splash10-0udj-1960000000-c2ce285b39dcfaade068View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 10V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-00di-0900000000-95fdf5f4fdee61197dc8View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 25V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-00b9-9800000000-2b52539a11193ccec082View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - Quattro_QQQ 40V, Negative (Annotated)splash10-00b9-8900000000-197587f1e6a9e594c5b3View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - EI-B (JEOL JMS-AX-505-H) , Positivesplash10-014j-9500000000-aafffbb19047f4caf673View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 10V, Negativesplash10-014i-0900000000-b445c3bf5a9a7a5579fcView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 20V, Negativesplash10-00di-0900000000-63c35cbaa3dcd73735c8View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 30V, Negativesplash10-00di-4900000000-2e7d3b96b81c41872945View in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 40V, Negativesplash10-004i-9300000000-2d9c49fdd3573a453a1bView in MoNA
LC-MS/MSLC-MS/MS Spectrum - LC-ESI-QQ (API3000, Applied Biosystems) 50V, Negativesplash10-00fr-9000000000-999fd340fed30a63e4ddView in MoNA
1D NMR1H NMR SpectrumNot Available
2D NMR[1H,13C] 2D NMR SpectrumNot Available
Biological Properties
Cellular LocationsNot Available
Biofluid Locations
  • Blood
  • Saliva
  • Urine
Tissue Location
  • Fibroblasts
  • Platelet
PathwaysNot Available
Normal Concentrations
BiofluidStatusValueAgeSexConditionReferenceDetails
BloodExpected but not QuantifiedNot ApplicableNot AvailableNot Available
Normal
  • Not Applicable
details
SalivaDetected and Quantified5.01 +/- 1.19 uMAdult (>18 years old)Both
Normal
    • Sugimoto et al. (...
details
SalivaDetected and Quantified0.0785 +/- 0.0591 uMAdult (>18 years old)Male
Normal
    • Sugimoto et al. (...
details
SalivaDetected and Quantified3.72 +/- 1.60 uMAdult (>18 years old)Female
Normal
    • Sugimoto et al. (...
details
SalivaDetected and Quantified0.546 +/- 0.381 uMAdult (>18 years old)Female
Normal
    • Sugimoto et al. (...
details
SalivaDetected and Quantified3.94 +/- 1.61 uMAdult (>18 years old)Female
Normal
    • Sugimoto et al. (...
details
SalivaDetected and Quantified3.95 +/- 1.89 uMAdult (>18 years old)Female
Normal
    • Sugimoto et al. (...
details
UrineDetected and Quantified75.3 umol/mmol creatinineNewborn (0-30 days old)BothNormal details
UrineDetected and Quantified30.5 umol/mmol creatinineInfant (0-1 year old)BothNormal details
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 IDFDB023000
KNApSAcK IDNot Available
Chemspider ID7208
KEGG Compound IDC06337
BioCyc IDCPD-1943
BiGG IDNot Available
Wikipedia LinkTerephthalic acid
NuGOwiki LinkHMDB02428
Metagene LinkHMDB02428
METLIN ID6676
PubChem Compound7489
PDB IDNot Available
ChEBI ID15702
References
Synthesis ReferenceEmerson, Wm. S.; Shafer, Theodore C.; Heimsch, Robert A. A study of the conversion of p-toluic acid to terephthalic acid with high-pressure oxygen. Journal of Organic Chemistry (1951), 16 1839-45.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)Download (PDF)
General References
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